Japan gives $9 mn for refugees in Pakistan’s northwest

Published on 30 March 2010

Japan has donated $9 million to the WFP for the rehabilitation of civilians displaced by last year’s military operations against the Taliban in Pakistan’s restive northwest, it was announced here Tuesday. “WFP is extremely grateful for this generous and very timely donation from Japan. Those who have already suffered the worst effects of war are now desperately in need of sustainable interventions that will help them to re-start their lives and livelihoods,” Wolfgang Herbinger, the WFP representative in Pakistan, said in a statement.

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