WFP Emergency Report No. 36 of 2005

Report
from World Food Programme
Published on 02 Sep 2005
(A) Headlines
(B) Middle East,Central Asia and Eastern Europe: (1) Libyan Arab Jamahiriya (2) Occupied Palestinian Territories (3) Russian Federation (Caucasus)

(C) East & Central Africa: (1) Burundi (2) Congo (3) Congo, DR (4) Djibouti (5) Eritrea (6) Ethiopia (7) Kenya (8) Rwanda (9) Sudan (10) Tanzania (11) Uganda

(D) West Africa: (1) Cameroon (2) Chad (3) Guinea (4) Liberia (5) Niger

(E) Southern Africa: (1) Angola (2) Lesotho (3) Malawi (4) Mozambique (5) Namibia (6) Swaziland (7) Zambia (8) Zimbabwe

(F) Asia: (1) Korea (DPR)

(G) Latin America and Caribbean: (1) Bolivia (2) Colombia (3) Cuba (4) Ecuador (5) Guatemala (6) Nicaragua

(A) Headlines

(a) In Niger, WFP has dispatched a total of 12,210 tons of food for the first round of general distributions, enough food to feed 712,509 people.

(b) In Niger, WFP is finalizing preparations for its Emergency Food Security Assessment (EFSA) to take place in September

(c) The UNHCR High Commissioner visited Eastern Chad on August 25th and met the following day in N'Djamena with the Head of UN Agencies.

(d) WFP urges the Government of Sudan to avail jet fuel in support of the Humanitarian Air Service as jet fuel shortages continue to hamper food deliveries by air into Darfur.

(e) Heavy rains and continued attacks on commercial trucks affect WFP road dispatches into Darfur, Sudan during the month of August.

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