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17 June 2011

Food assistance reaches half a million libyans (For The Media)

WFP began moving food supplies into Libya by road and sea on 9 March, soon after the conflict erupted. So far, distributions have been made to more than 270,000 people in eastern Libya, 136,000 people in western Libya (mainly in the Nafusa Mountain area), and an additional 125,000 people in the city of Misrata.

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