Emergency aid flights brave war-torn Somalia

Published on 01 August 2011

Aid groups ramped up operations Monday to help millions of drought-stricken people in the Horn of Africa, with the UN World Food Programme expanding its airlifts of emergency food supplies. (..) "Another aircraft arrived today, the sixth flight since the airlift began last Wednesday -- the airlift is an ongoing operation and will continue," said WFP spokesman David Orr, speaking from the war-torn Somali capital.

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