WFP Assists 5 Million Bangladeshis

The World Food Program approved a USD179 million emergency assistance program to address immediate needs of impoverished Bangladeshis suffering from surging food prices and natural disasters. According to

, the initiative – carried out in collaboration with the government – will back emergency safety nets, employment generation schemes, emergency school feeding and targeted relief programs to 5 million people in urban and rural communities.

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    Ma. Rizza Leonzon

    As a former staff writer, Rizza focused mainly on business coverage, including key donors such as the Asian Development Bank and AusAID.