WFP vessel carrying food, aid reaches Misrata

Published on 08 April 2011

A United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) humanitarian vessel reached the port of Misrata on Thursday, the body said, providing some relief to residents in the besieged Libyan city.(..)"This is a breakthrough for the U.N. humanitarian operation in Libya and allows us to reach tens of thousands of people who are caught in one of the fiercest areas of conflict," WFP Executive Director Josette Sheeran said.

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