Published on 05 June 2009

WFP continues to provide emergency food assistance to the families affected by the floods in the north, west and east regions. To date, over 56,000 beneficiaries have received over 1,000 mt of WFP emergency food assistance to meet their immediate needs for one month. Flood affected provinces include Balkh, Jawzjan, Samangan, Badakhshan, Kunduz, Takhar, Jalalabad and Hirat. Furthermore, WFP has taken part in joint flood assessments and planning to establish recovery food-for-work projects to repair flood-damaged roads and irrigation canals.