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The World Food Programme has so far distributed 3,054 metric tons of food among the Internally Displaced Persons of North Waziristan Agency.

Provincial Disaster Management Authority Khyber Pakhtunkhwa officials told Radio Pakistan that 36,135 families comprising 451688 individuals have benefited from the WFP food distribution progamme.

WFP has opened eight food distribution points. Five distribution points are functioning in Bannu and one each in Lakki Marwat, Dera Ismail Khan and Tank.

The Republic of Korea has given two hundred thousand US dollars humanitarian assistance for North Waziristan's IDPs .

Ambassador of the Republic of Korea to Pakistan Dr. Song Jong-hwan hoped that it will help mitigating sufferings of internally displaced persons.

The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization has delivered one lac doses of vaccine to the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Livestock Department.

The vaccines are intended to help prevent the spread of an acute contagious small livestock disease, in the camps of the recently internally displaced persons of North Waziristan and their hosting communities.


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