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WFP promises aid to 985 families in Wardak

WFP promises aid to 985 families in Wardak

Nov 24, 2013 - 17:32

KABULinfo-icon (PANinfo-icon): The Worldinfo-icon Food Program (WFP) on Sunday promised aid to 985 families in central Maidan Wardak province, where 36 deserving households received daily-use items.

WFP said the aid worth more than $70,000 contained various food items would be distributed to poor families, according to the governor’s spokesman, Attaullah Khogyani.

The WFP chief for the province, Hayatullah Haidari, said all families affected by cold weather would receive food items. Each family will get 50 kilograms of wheat, 12 kilograms of cooking oil, 18 kilograms of pea and other materials.

On Saturday, 36 affected families in the province received food items and other materials from the International Relief and Development (IRD) organisation.

Governor Abdul Majeed Khogyani thanked WFP and IRD for their support and hoped other aid organisations would also help the poor in Wardak province.



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