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WFP To Launch Food Aid Operation In Ukraine

News outlets report on the World Food Programme’s announcement that it would launch its first food operation to communities affected by the conflict in Ukraine.

Agence France-Presse: U.N. begins food aid to Ukraine’s war-torn east
“The U.N.’s World Food Programme announced Friday the launch of its first food aid operation in Ukraine, saying it had begun distributing rations in the country’s conflict-torn east…” (9/12).

U.N. News Centre: Ukraine: U.N. agency launches emergency food aid operation in country’s east
“The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) is rolling out its first operation in Ukraine, providing food assistance to vulnerable people affected by the conflict with distributions in transit centers and public shelters in Donetsk and Luhansk in the country’s east…” (9/12).