After floods and eruption in Guatemala, thousands need food aid – UN

Published on 21 September 2010

Some 330,000 Guatemalans will need food aid over the coming months, just to be able to subsist, according to a new United Nations study. “It is a challenge for the country and the international community that we must confront,” UN World Food Programme (WFP) representative Willem van Milink said yesterday of the small Central American nation, which has recently been swept by torrential rains, floods, deadly landslides and a volcanic eruption.

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