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WFP grants food assistance to one million Malians

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The World Food Programme (WFP) will this year give food assistance to more than a million Malians through an emergency operation for people affected by the conflict in the north of the country. (..) The emergency operation will affect about 650,000 displaced people inside and their host families, who will benefit from direct assistance in food and cash. About the country programme, WFP will feed about 526,000 people through interventions that will create community activities, such as land preservation and irrigation. (..) The prevention of malnutrition in women, children and food for school children are also included in the WFP's priorities in Mali.