Russia Donates 41 Trucks of Food to Needy Afghans

Published on 29 March 2012

The World Food Program says Russia has donated 41 trucks to support food delivery operations in Afghanistan. They are valued at $2.7 million. WFP Afghanistan Director Louis Imbleau thanked the Russian government for such a generous donation, saying logistics is a key element in getting food to hungry people in the war-torn country. (..) The trucks have capacity of 14 metric tons and have so far delivered more than 100,000 metric tons of food and non-food items to the needy.

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