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The Ministry further said that India has been working closely with the Governments in these countries on repatriation of each other’s nationals through special flights and for supply of medical assistance.(ANI Photo. Representational image.)

India to send 270 metric tonnes of food aid to Sudan, South Sudan, Djibouti, Eritrea

New Delhi | By Asian News International | Posted by Srivatsan K C
PUBLISHED ON OCT 27, 2020 09:54 AM IST
According to an official statement by the MEA, the food aid, comprising 155 MT of wheat flour, 65 MT of rice and 50 MT of sugar, is being transported on the Indian Naval Ship (INS) AIRAVAT.
Homeless persons and stranded migrant workers queue up to receive food in designated spots maintaining social distancing at Ramakrishna Ashram, in New Delhi on March 27, 2020.(Vipin Kumar / HT File Photo)
Homeless persons and stranded migrant workers queue up to receive food in designated spots maintaining social distancing at Ramakrishna Ashram, in New Delhi on March 27, 2020.(Vipin Kumar / HT File Photo)

Only quarter percent of 80 million migrants got govt food aid

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Zia Haq and Saubhadra Chatterji
UPDATED ON AUG 18, 2020 10:02 AM IST
Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman had in May announced providing 800,000 tonne of emergency ration to the estimated 80 million migrants under the Union government’s Atma Nirbhar Bharat programme for distribution during May and June.
Yemen’s rebels last month turned back a World Food Program shipment meant to feed some 100,000 families in the war-torn nation that’s been pushed to the brink of starvation, a spokesperson said.(AP/Representative Image)
Yemen’s rebels last month turned back a World Food Program shipment meant to feed some 100,000 families in the war-torn nation that’s been pushed to the brink of starvation, a spokesperson said.(AP/Representative Image)

UN aid official: Yemeni rebels blocking food for thousands

Cairo, Egypt | By Associated Press
UPDATED ON JUN 27, 2019 07:15 PM IST
The rejection of the shipment came as the WFP was in tense talks with the rebels, known as Houthis, who had blocked the agency’s attempt to register millions of Yemenis in need of aid.
A picture of the Pico Do Fogo volcano.(Instagram)
A picture of the Pico Do Fogo volcano.(Instagram)

The village that keeps rising from the volcanic ashes

Agence France-Presse | By Agence France-Presse, Cha Das Caldeiras, Cape Verde
UPDATED ON MAY 03, 2019 01:03 PM IST
The Pico do Fogo volcano which means Peak of Fire in Portuguese, generates the bulk of the crater community’s gross domestic product, attracting some 5,000 tourists every year who need hotel beds, food and tour guides.
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