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U.N. World Food Programme Ramps Up Food Aid Deliveries To DRC’s Ituri Province Amid Hunger Crisis

U.N. News: DR Congo: U.N. food agency triples aid in strife-hit Ituri province
“Food aid is being tripled for troubled Ituri province in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), to respond to what the World Food Programme (WFP) has described as the world’s second largest hunger crisis in the world, after Yemen. In addition to worsening hunger, communities in north-east DRC face a deadly Ebola outbreak and inter-ethnic clashes…” (7/2).

Additional coverage of the situation in DRC’s Ituri province is available from Associated Press and Xinhua News.