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WFP Algeria Country Brief, December 2018

In Numbers

2251.17 mt of food assistance distributed

2,333 kcal/person/day provided through the general food basket

US$ 3 m six months (February-July 2019) net funding requirements

125 000 people assisted in December 2018

Operational Updates…

Bisri Dam Water Will be Treated and Will be Potable

Q 1: How will the water channeled from Bisri Dam be treated? Will it be safe to drink?

JRM: There is currently a water treatment plant between Bisri and Beirut, in a place called Ouardaniyeh …


DAMASCUS, Syria, The embassy of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), in the Syrian capital, Damascus, was reopened Thursday afternoon, and the UAE flag was raised over it, for the first time in seven years.

The …

Israeli Ex-general, Polling Closest to Netanyahu, Joins 2019 Election Race

JERUSALEM, A former Israeli armed forces chief who opinion polls show poses the toughest challenge to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s bid for reelection next year formally established a political party on Thursday.

Details about Benny …

Nigeria: 14 Military, Police Killed in Boko Haram Ambush

MAIDUGURI, NIGERIA Nigeria’s military says 14 military and police personnel have been killed in an ambush by Boko Haram extremists.

An army statement says the security forces were on escort duty when they were attacked …

Sudan Protests Reportedly Spread to More Than a Half-Dozen Cities

CAIRO � Protests against price rises and the autocratic three-decade regime of President Omar Hassan al-Bashir spread Saturday in Sudan, amid reports of fresh casualties.

The government closed schools and universities in the capital, Khartoum, …

Seven Killed in Congo Cargo Plane Crash

KINSHASA Congolese cargo plane that went missing after delivering materials for a presidential election has crashed, killing seven crew members, Democratic Republic of Congo’s electoral body said on Friday.

Air accidents are relatively frequent in …