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21 January 2005

JAKARTA "OFF-ROADERS" CLUB HELPS OUT

Casey Kauffman, 28, is a video producer with WFP who went out to film WFP’s operations in Calang in Aceh province on tsunami-hit Sumatra’s western coast. This is the second e-card he has sent.
20 January 2005

FERRY BOATS AND WAR SHIPS

Casey Kauffman, 28, is a video producer with WFP who went out to film WFP's operations in Calang in Aceh province on tsunami-hit Sumatra's western coast. The devastated region poses an enormous logistical challenge for relief workers. This is the first of two "e-cards" from Kauffman.
20 January 2005

WFP'S LATEST UPDATE ON COUNTRIES AFFECTED BY TSUNAMI

WFP has, as of today, received the full funding for its U.S. $185-million food component of the emergency operation in the tsunami disaster. WFP thanks its many donors, from individuals to major donor governments. However, WFP still requires funds for its critical logistical operations, which are particularly important in the remote areas of northern Sumatra, and anticipates that unforeseen needs of the victims may still arise.
17 January 2005

WFP'S LATEST UPDATE ON COUNTRIES AFFECTED BY TSUNAMI

WFP is currently reaching more than 300,000 registered displaced persons; numbers are expected to increase to 500,000 by the end of the month. More than 4,200 tonnes of food has been dispatched to numerous locations throughout Aceh.
14 January 2005

WFP'S LATEST UPDATE ON COUNTRIES AFFECTED BY TSUNAMI

WFP, together with an NGO consortium, left Banda Aceh on a ferry today to reach tsunami victims in Chalang on the West Coast of Aceh province. WFP has some 30 tonnes of food on board, which will be distributed to the people of Chalang upon arrival.
13 January 2005

WFP'S LATEST UPDATE ON COUNTRIES AFFECTED BY TSUNAMI

An AusAID-funded boat has begun operating out of Singkil on the southwest coast of Sumatra province delivering 16-20 tonnes of WFP food every two to three days to the island of Simeulu.
12 January 2005

WFP'S LATEST UPDATE ON COUNTRIES AFFECTED BY TSUNAMI

WFP convoys and staff continued to move and work freely in Aceh today one day after government officials said foreign aid workers would need permission to travel outside the provincial capital of Banda Aceh and the port of Meulaboh on the west coast.
11 January 2005

WFP'S LATEST UPDATE ON COUNTRIES AFFECTED BY TSUNAMI

Regarding news reports that aid agencies would need permission from Indonesian authorities to work outside the Aceh provincial capital of Banda Aceh and the port of Meulaboh, WFP has not yet received any official notification.
5 January 2005

FISHERMEN NOW FEARFUL OF SEA

Jonathan Dumont, WFP's video producer, sent this "e-card" from Sri Lanka describing the devastation he found there following the tsunami on December 26.