Somalia: Food Relief Returns to Kismayo

United Nations food assistance has returned to Somalia's southern port city of Kismayo more than four years after insecurity forced the UN World Food Programme to close its operations there.

Internally displaced persons in Kismayo (file photo). After more than four years, United Nations food assistance has returned to Somalia's southern port city.

  • Kenya:  WFP Resumes Food Supply to Kismayu

    The Star, 31 January 2013

    THE United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has resumed food assistance to the Somali port city of Kismayu for the first time in four years, the agency said on Tuesday. read more »

  • Somalia:  World Food Programme Resumes Operations in Kismayo

    Sabahi, 29 January 2013

    The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has resumed operations in Kismayo for the first time in four years due to security improvements in the city, the agency announced ... read more »

  • Somalia:  Food Assisstance Returns to Kismayo (press release)

    Shabelle Media Network, 29 January 2013

    The U.N. World Food Programme has begun providing food assistance in the southern Somali city of Kismayo for the first time in more than four years. Conflict and insecurity have ... read more »

  • Somalia:  Somalia Beginning 'Profound Transformation,' UN Official Says During Visit

    UN News Service, 30 January 2013

    The top United Nations political official today stressed that Somalia is entering a new chapter in its history, and reiterated the world body's commitment to support efforts to ... read more »