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WFP raises 2012 food aid to Yemen to $122 million

WFP raises 2012 food aid to Yemen to $122 million

[08/January/2012]



SANA'A, Jan. 08 (Saba) - The World Food Programme (WFP) has announced raising the food aid to Yemen from the beginning of 2102 to $122 million, WFP resident representative said Sunday.

During her meeting with Minister of Planning and International Cooperation Mohammad al-Sa'adi, WFP resident representative Lubna Alaman asserted the WFP's keenness on continuing to provide all available aspects of support to Yemen.

For his part, al-Sa'adi valued the Programme assistance to Yemen, pointing to the importance of activating the WFP's role in enhancing the government plan's trends to promote the girl education and improve the national strategy for food security, in addition to propping up the government's efforts to meet the African refugees' requirements in Yemen.

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