Sep 26, 2000, 12:01 AM
News Code: 9057553
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victims flood Mozambique's help to operation extends WFP World Nations United The -- IRNA 26, Sept Nations, United Vienna, of extension six-month a announced Tuesday on (WFP) Programme Food people 172,000 some feed to Mozambique in operation aid emergency its the devastated that floods massive of effects the suffering still .sources news UN to according year, this earlier country Shaver, Georgia said "yet, over means no by is emergency he" feeding still is WFP" .Africa Southern for Manager Regional WFP's agricultural current the with and month per people 150,000 over to likely very is number this areas affected these in outlook ".year the of end the at period lean the towards increase food own their grow to unable are farmers of thousands of Tens .water-logged still is land agricultural Mozambique's because largely worsen could December, in starts normally which season, rainy The a even while areas, low-lying in especially conditions, farming .warned WFP floods, new cause could rain of amount nominal devastating the from recover to communities helping still are We" is season rainy the and done be to lot a still is there but floods, will donors hope We" .noted Shaver .Ms "corner, the around just "Mozambique, to assistance vital this with generous be to continue .added she 8.$6 additional an cost to expected is extension programme The emergency Mozambique's for needs funding total the bringing million, .million 8.$42 to operation feeding EA/MHJ/HR End