WFP food rations reach the hungry in Gaza

Published on 11 February 2009

The World Food Programme (WFP) has distributed two-month rations to more than 222,000 people in Gaza since hostilities erupted there on Dec 27. The distribution of standard rations such as wheat flour, cooking oil and chickpeas and also one-off emergency packages including date bars, bread, high energy biscuits and canned goods had also benefited more than 150,000 people, according to a WFP statement.

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