WFP Executive Director mourns loss of WFP staffer in Sudan plane crash
ROME – The Executive Director of the World Food Programme, David Beasley, has extended his condolences to the Government and people of Sudan after a plane crash in the west of Sudan towards the end of last week which claimed the lives of 15 people, among them a staff member of the World Food Programme, his wife and two children.
Mohamed Ismail Hamza, a Sudanese national who worked as an Aviation Associate in El Geneina Area office, was travelling with his wife Halima and their two children, Hamza (4) and Huzaifa (2). The plane crashed shortly after taking off from El Geneina airport in West Darfur on Thursday 2 January. It was bound for the Sudanese capital, Khartoum.
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