Oct 4, 2001, 12:01 AM
News Code: 9031033
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refugees Afghan for flour of tons 100 sends WFP (WFP) Program Food World The -- IRNA 4, Oct ,.Prov Khorassan Mashhad, tons 100 that Thursday here said Fortman Gaay De Marius Iran to envoy Iranian northeastern this to airlifted was flour donated WFP the of .refugees Afghan possible among distribution for city provincial the by donated been had consignment the that IRNA told Fortman .refugees Afghan would-be for UK consignment the office Customs the from discharged once said He private by Herat to then and Islamqaleh to transported be will Iran from transported be might consignment the that added He .lorries .week next Afghanistan to Iran provide would WFP the that IRNA told already had Fortman .aid in million 19 dlrs with paper of basis the on estimated been had cash the said WFP The donations Its .Iran in refugees Afghan 400,000 to pointed that igures million 5.7 estimated an for million 160 dlrs total Afghans to and soil Afghan the in Afghans million six about including Afghans, .Pakistan and Iran in refugees million 5.1 Executive the Bertini, Catherine development, separate a In to community international the to appealed has WFP, of Director well as Afghanistan in crisis humanitarian the to generously, respond with worsen could situation the warning countries, surrounding the as .winter of onset the feed to enough day a MTs 500 about average now deliveries food WFP deliveries these increase to trying is WFP .people million one about per MTs 52,000 as much as deliver to able be to like would ideally nd people million six the feed to necessary amount the is This .month are that people million 5.1 the well as neediest, as identified of event the in Afghanistan outside refuge seek to expected .hostilities 5.7 of total a feed to resources for call will emergency WFP new A $27 separate a addition, In .million $230 of cost a at people million provide to aims This .approved been just has Operation Special million telecommunications, network, support logistical region-wide a a support, cargo air personnel, humanitarian for service air passenger .personnel equipment security as well as trucks 190 of fleet "refugees, of outflow significant a seen not have we Fortunately" .said Bertini a as crisis food vast a face we country the inside However," For .war civil ongoing and drought festering of years three of result estimate we Faryab and Balk of provinces northern the in example, as well as stocks food own their of out run will people 400,000 ".perilous is situation Their .week this supplies relief international BG/AK End