The World Food Program has warned of a food shortage in conflict-torn Democratic Republic of Congo with some 100,000 refugees competing for scarce emergency food supplies, Reuters reports. Food aid workers reported short supplies in food depots in Congo’s Impfondo, one of the cross-border towns hosting refugees from the neighboring DRC. Refugees need 1,900 tons of food per month to have proper meals, but the supply is now down to 60 tons.

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  • Tarra Quismundo

    Tarra Quismundo joined Devex Manila as a staff writer in October 2009 after more than six years of working as a reporter for the Philippine Daily Inquirer, a nationwide daily, for which she covered major breaking news in politics, military, police and international affairs. Tarra's Devex News coverage focuses on key Asian donors and top aid officials around the globe.