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Dispatches from C.A.R. Episode 2: “The day we didn’t go to Bossangoa”

July 24th, 2014

July 2014, Central African Republic – While violence and displacement of people remain the daily routine, our colleague in Bangui, Donaig Le Du, shares her impressions from the field. Read her diaries and try to get a sense of what it's like to live and work in C.A.R. during these dramatic days. Here's the second episode of a series describing her adventurous journey to the city of  Bossangoa.

Originally posted from Dispatches from C.A.R. Episode 2: “The day we didn’t go to Bossangoa”

Nile Boats Transport Food Aid

July 24th, 2014

Barges carrying urgently needed food to help people cut off by floods and fighting in remote areas of South Sudan are being moved into a convoy on the River Nile at Juba. 

Originally posted from Nile Boats Transport Food Aid

In Sierra Leone, Food From WFP Vital To Fighting Child Malnutrition

July 23rd, 2014

Malnutrition rates in Sierra Leone are among the highest in the world and the leading cause of child mortality in the country. In partnership with the Government of Sierra Leone, WFP is supporting malnourished children from the poorest households through a supplementary feeding programme, reaching 49,740 children across the country.  
 

Originally posted from In Sierra Leone, Food From WFP Vital To Fighting Child Malnutrition