DR Congo receives US$82 million US donation to fight hunger

Published on 08 July 2010

The United States of America has granted US$82 million to the World Food Programme (WFP) to tackle hunger, malnutrition and conflict in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), a statement from the US Agency for International Aid (USAID) said on Thursday. The donation including food would be for over 3.5 million people across the country, particularly the 145,000 persons living in the regions of High-Uele and Low-Uele where violence carried out by Ugandan rebels, Lord's Resistance Army (LRA),have displaced several populations.

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