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19 February 2015

WFP Scales Up Food Assistance in Ukraine (For the Media)

KIEV – The United Nations World Food Programme is scaling up its emergency operation in eastern Ukraine to feed close to 190,000 vulnerable people displaced by the conflict and civilians trapped near the frontlines. WFP has also stocked food supplies near the conflict areas in anticipation of further waves of displacement and for distribution to people who are besieged by the violence.

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