WFP declares Horn of Africa crisis humanitarian priority

Published on 20 July 2011

The UN World Food Program on Wednesday said 11.3 million people are in need of food assistance due to drought in the Horn of Africa, and declared a corporate emergency, (..). "WFP with the support of many has been scaling up and acting on the effects of this drought for more than 6 months," WFP Executive Director, Josette Sheeran said in a statement received in Nairobi.

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