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Getting Aid to Victims of Violence in Kyrgyzstan

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Residents sweep up the ashes in front of a burnt down storefront in an Uzbek neighborhood in the city of Osh.

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Residents sweep up the ashes in front of a burnt down storefront in an Uzbek neighborhood in the city of Osh.

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Residents receive a ration of wheat flour and oil from the WFP distribution center in Osh. 

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WFP staff sign up women in Osh to receive their ration of wheat flour and Oil.

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A boy uses a wheelbarrow to haul away his family's bag of rations from the WFP distribution point in Osh.

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A woman with bottles of vegetable oil and packages of high energy biscuits (HEBs) that she received at the WFP distribution point in Osh.

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Deputy Executive Director Amir Abdulla meet with women at the WFP food distribution point in Osh, who describe the situation they face in the aftermath of the inter-ethnic violence in southern Kyrgyzstan.

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Families in Osh are receiving a two-week ration of wheat flour and vegetable oil.

With an uneasy calm settling over the embattled city of Osh, WFP is moving to get food assistance to as many people as possible. While the barricades are coming down and many refugees returning, the shops are still closed and people are beginning to run out of food.