U.N. WFP Cuts Emergency Food Aid To 400K People In Northeast Nigeria Citing Lack Of Funding

Reuters: Funds shortage forces U.N. to cut emergency food aid for 400,000 in Nigeria
“The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has had to scale back plans for emergency feeding of 400,000 people in Boko Haram-hit northeast Nigeria due to funding shortfalls, a top U.N. official said on Wednesday. … The U.N. says it needs $1.05 billion this year to deal with the crisis — one of three humanitarian emergencies unfolding in Africa — but has only received just over a quarter of that…” (Cropley, 6/8).

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