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24 October 2014

WFP River Convoy Carrying 1800 MT Of Rice Reaches Bangui

A WFP river convoy carrying 1800 metric tons of rice arrived in the capital of Central African Republic, Bangui, after 13 days of upstream navigation on the Congo and Oubangui Rivers. The opening of a new river route is a major breakthrough for relief operations in the war-torn country, where 1.6 million people are food insecure.