WFP to Air Drop Tons of Food to Refugees in South Sudan

Published on 03 August 2012

The World Food Program says it will soon begin air-dropping food aid to tens of thousands of refugees in South Sudan. (..) Spokeswoman Rene McGuffin says the start of the rainy season has made it hard to deliver food by ground, and is spreading sickness among those fleeing their homes. “These refugees are arriving in weakened condition, and many of whom are battling illness, particularly with the rains.”

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