WFP to start airlifting food aid to Mogadishu

Published on 21 July 2011

The UN World Food Program (WFP) said on Thursday it will start airlifting vital supplies of special nutritious foods for the malnourished children who desperately need it in Mogadishu "within days." In a statement issued in Nairobi after visiting the war-torn nation, WFP Executive Director Josette Sheeran announced that the Horn of Africa nation is facing a "life and death situation."

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