UN World Food Programme

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The June Inter-agency assessment also found markets had also been severely disrupted by local fighting. Even in a normal year, household food stocks from the previous season would have been low. The markets were empty of major commodities and supplies and what was available was extremely expensive — maize was selling for nearly US$3 a kilo and soap was costing US$10 a bar.

Date: 
07/18/2014