UN ramps up aid to East Africa drought victims

Published on 22 July 2011

The United Nations says it is ramping up its aid efforts for the drought-hit regions of East Africa. (..) WFP spokeswoman Emilia Casella told reporters in Geneva that the U.N. food agency also aims to provide aid to 40,000 people in the Afgoye region and will start airlifts to the capital Mogadishu in the coming days.

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