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WFP suspends distribution of food assistance in Cúcuta, Colombia

BOGOTA – The UN World Food Programme (WFP) informs the public that the food assistance it has been carrying out in Cúcuta, Colombia, is being postponed indefinitely. WFP will continue to coordinate with the Colombian authorities with a view to restarting the implementation of the assistance directed at migrants and vulnerable people.

The United Nations World Food Programme - saving lives in emergencies and changing lives for millions through sustainable development. WFP works in more than 80 countries around the world, feeding people caught in conflict and disasters, and laying the foundations for a better future.

​For more information, please contact:

Diego Alvarez, WFP/Colombia, Tel. +57-314 4339703,

Norha Restrepo, WFP/Panamá, Tel. +507-6671 5355,