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Russia Donates 41 Trucks of Food to Needy Afghans

Date Published: 
03/29/2012
Summary: 

The World Food Program says Russia has donated 41 trucks to support food delivery operations in Afghanistan. They are valued at $2.7 million. WFP Afghanistan Director Louis Imbleau thanked the Russian government for such a generous donation, saying logistics is a key element in getting food to hungry people in the war-torn country. (..) The trucks have capacity of 14 metric tons and have so far delivered more than 100,000 metric tons of food and non-food items to the needy.