Published on 11 March 2009

Food distributions to IDPs are due to begin in mid-March. WFP plans to provide IDPs with 90-day general food distributions from March to May and 120-day seed protection rations from June to September 2009.

March general food distributions for the Sudanese refugees have been completed in 11 out of the 12 refugee camps in eastern Chad. Distributions in the Milé camp are due to begin this week. WFP plans to provide 252,000 beneficiaries with 30 days of full rations consisting of 2100 kcal/person/day.