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USA donates $41 million to support World Food Program in Iraq

Representational file photo.
Representational file photo.

(IraqiNews.com) Baghdad – On Wednesday the World Food Program in Iraq welcomed the US donation of 41 million dollars to provide the essential food aid to more than 1.3 million displaced people in Iraq, while declared that the total donations of the United States to support the program’s operations in Iraq reached about 88 million and 600 thousand dollars since 2014.

The United Nations Special Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI) said in a statement received by IraqiNews.com, “The government of the United States has provided a donation of $41 million to deliver the necessary food aid to more than one million and 300 thousand Iraqi displaced people,” pointing out that, “The donation will allow the WFP to provide food to more than one million people for two months and a half, as well as providing food vouchers to 370 thousand people for one month.”

The statement added, “The World Food Program will provide immediate food portions to about 140 thousand people for three months.”



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