WFP engaged in program to support vulnerable in DR Congo

Published on 11 October 2010

In recent years, the World Food Program (WFP) has been engaged in a vast humanitarian assistance program to help the vulnerable people in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DR Congo). (..)According to the resident representative of WFP in DR Congo Abdou Dieng, the return of many displaced people in the east of DR Congo led to an increase of people in need of humanitarian assistance in 2009. "The number of people who benefitted from humanitarian assistance in DR Congo rose from 2.6 million people in 2008 to 4.2 million people in 2009," the WFP resident representative in DR Congo said.

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