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UNITED NATIONS, Aug. 7 (Xinhua) — Lack of access has prevented the United Nations from delivering food to 500,000 of its planned 3.3 million beneficiaries in Somalia over the past month, principally in Mogadishu and the south of the battle-scarred country, the UN humanitarian agency reported here on Friday.

    At the same time, the UN World Food Program (WFP) will face critical shortfalls as of October and urgently requires 209,000 metric tons of food worth 208 million U.S. dollars to cover the current aid pipeline until the end of March 2010, the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) said. (more…)

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