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WFP Running Out Of Food Aid, Urging Access For Humanitarian Shipments In CAR

News outlets report on the World Food Programme’s statement that food aid supplies for Central African Republic (CAR) are dwindling.

Agence France-Presse: U.N. says running out of food for Central Africa
“The United Nations said Monday it was running out of food for a growing number of homeless people in Central African Republic, with spreading unrest hobbling distribution efforts…” (1/20).

VOA News: WFP: Emergency Food Running Out in CAR
“The World Food Program warns it is running out of emergency food aid in Central African Republic. The U.N. agency says supply routes are blocked as fighting and insecurity worsen. WFP spokesperson Frances Kennedy says as the number of people in need has risen the amount of available food aid has declined…” (DeCapua, 1/20).

World Food Programme: WFP Running Out Of Food In Central African Republic Amid Widespread Bloodletting
“…WFP continues to urges all parties to the conflict to allow the safe and unhindered access of humanitarian personnel and the timely delivery of humanitarian assistance to people in need. WFP is neutral and delivers assistance only on the basis of need…” (1/20).