WFP Emergency Report No. 52 of 2005

from World Food Programme
Published on 23 Dec 2005
This week 's report covers the following sectors:Agriculture, Coordination and Support Services, Food, Health, Refugees and IDPs, Shelter and Non-food Items, Security
(A) Highlights

(B) Middle East,Central Asia and Eastern Europe: (1) Pakistan

(C) East & Central Africa: (1) Burundi (2) Congo, DR (3) Ethiopia (4) Kenya (5) Rwanda (6) Sudan (7) Tanzania

(D) West Africa: (1) Chad (2) Liberia

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

(F) Latin America and Caribbean: (1) Bolivia (2) Colombia (3) Cuba (4) Ecuador (5) Guatemala (6) Haiti (7) Nicaragua

(A) Highlights

(a) In Sudan, between 1 and 18 December, WFP dispatched a total of 15,420 tons of food along primary routes from Port Sudan to logistical hubs in Khartoum, El Obeid and Kosti.

(b) In Chad, WFP completes the General Food Distribution cycle in all the refugee camps for the month of December.

(c) The peak of the 'lean season' in Southern Africa begins in January 2006. WFP aims to reach 9.1 million people, including over 4 million in Zimbabwe, two million in Malawi and a million each in Zambia and Mozambique during this period.

(d) In Pakistan, between 1 - 18 December, a total of 7,302 tons of food has been dispatched, reaching more than 568,000 beneficiaries.

(e) Reports indicate that the number of people needing food aid in Kenya could double from 1.1 to 2.5 million over the first half of 2006.

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