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U.N. Unit to Provide Food Aid for Refugees

March 11, 1987|From Reuters

ROME — The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization said Tuesday that it has approved $9.6 million worth of emergency food aid for refugees in Mexico, Djibouti, Sudan and Uganda.

The FAO said Mexico will get food aid worth around $940,000 to help Guatemalan refugees and Djibouti will get food worth around $640,000 to help Ethiopian refugees.

It said that aid to Sudan is to help displaced people from the south of the country. Uganda is to get $1.6 million to help feed about 110,000 displaced people and for Ugandans returning from Sudan.

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