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WFP distributes take-home food rations to learners in Karamoja

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The World Food Program has embarked on the distribution of home take-away rations for primary and secondary school learners in the Karamoja region. The food distribution is aimed at ensuring that school-going children in the region have access to food while at home at …

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Virus could double food insecurity in nine African countries: UN

Geneva, Switzerland | AFP | The spread of COVID-19 risks devastating countries across East Africa, where food insecurity could more than double in just three months, the United Nations warned Tuesday. The UN’s World Food Programme (WFP) estimates that some 20 million people currently do not have secure provisions of food across nine countries in the …

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WFP cuts refugee’s food to Uganda by 30%

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The World Food Programme has cut the amount of food rations given to refugees in Uganda by 30%. Uganda currently hosts over 1.4 million refugees from South Sudan, Democratic Republic of Congo and Burundi among other countries. Titus Jogo, Adjumani refugee desk officer, says …

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