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WFP Cuts Food Rations To Refugees In Kenya, Appeals For $28.5M To Continue Assistance

Reuters: World Food Programme cuts rations for refugees in Kenya
“The U.N. World Food Programme is cutting food rations by 30 percent for more than 400,000 refugees living in camps in Kenya due to insufficient funding, it said on Monday. … The World Food Programme said it needed $28.5 million to cover the food assistance needs of the 420,000 refugees living in the camps for the next six months…” (10/2).

U.N. News Centre: Amid ‘critical’ resource shortage, U.N. agency cuts food rations for refugees in Kenya
“… ‘We are facing a critical shortage of resources, which has compelled us to reduce the amount of food given to the refugees only six months after we resumed full rations,’ said World Food Programme (WFP) Representative and Country Director Annalisa Conte in a statement. Overall, refugees living in Dadaab and Kakuma camps will receive a food ration equivalent to 70 percent of their requirements…” (10/2).

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