Oct 18, 2001, 12:01 AM
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winter avoid to Afghanistan in deliveries food up steps WFP shortage of Director Executive the Bertini, Catherine -- IRNA 18, Oct Rome, increase to hard working was agency the said Program Food World the being as identified people million six the feed to deliveries food .Afghanistan in need in desperately most the per tons 52,000 estimated an said Bertini conference, news a At was WFP said She .Afghanistan in hungry the feed to needed were month after just tons 200 from up day a tons 900 about delivering currently be could deliveries the that confidence expressed and crisis the .increased significantly if tons 16,000 about deliver to expect we days ten next the In" can we then this, sustain can we If" .said Bertini "well, goes all enough have and tons 52,000 of goal monthly our to close fairly come guaranteed, is nothing But .Afghanistan in hungriest the feed to food a at looking be could we impediments serious are there if and ".catastrophe humanitarian of worsening a include goal that reach to challenges the of Some rural in trucking commercial of lack continued a conditions, security communication internal effective of lack the country, the inside areas distribution and monitoring functioning fully a of lack the and staff WFP local and (NGOs) Organizations Non-Governmental by capacity increase to have would WFP that said She .distribution food oversee to into food deliver to used currently routes transport of number the .Afghanistan days, ten next the in delivered be to tons 16,000 roughly the Of to tons 1,600 including Afghanistan northern for intended is 8,700 remainder The .September 11 since delivery first the Mazar-I-Sharif- .Khaq Said and Kabul for planned is MG/BH/HR End