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World Food Programme (WFP)
10 September 2008
Hunger's global hotspots: 10 September 2008
Rome, 6 August 2008 -
Facts, figures and the lastest updates from WFP's high profile emergencies.
A strike is ongoing at the port in Ashdod, with only 25 percent of the normal activities ensured. Shipping lines are rescheduling arrivals and might even cancel some. The logistics unit is monitoring the situation and analyzing the impact this will have on the scheduled 4,200mt arrivals in September.
The 5,000 mt bulk of wheat was cleared by the Israeli MoH, after receiving positive lab results.