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Sweden gives WFP $2 million

KELLY NJOMBO, Lusaka
THE World Food Programme (WFP) has received US$2 million from Sweden to help meet the food and nutrition needs of people affected by drought in Zambia.
The Swedish support is critical as it will help sustain the increase in needs after drought and prolonged dry spells left about 2.3 million people severely food insecure and in need of assistance.
WFP’s country representative in Zambia Jennifer Bitonde said in a statement issued yesterday that the funds will enable WFP to procure and deliver 1,435 tonnes of pulses to almost 400,000 vulnerable people to cover their food and nutrition needs for one month CLICK TO READ MORE


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