Food aid flights set off for cyclone-hit Myanmar

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05 Jul 2008 - 18 Jan 2016
The World Food Programme has sent four aircraft loaded with critically needed food aid and other relief items for thousands Food and clean water are the first steps toward helping the people of Myanmar get back on their feet and rebuild their lives WFP Executive Director, Josette Sheeran of people struck by Cyclone Nargis in Myanmar. Thousands of people will start getting ready-to-eat high energy biscuits as early as tomorrow morning. "Time is of the essence and we are already reaching storm victims with food. We are mobilising all possible resources to save lives given the massive disruption in food, water, and shelter caused by this storm," said WFP Executive Director, Josette Sheeran, speaking from Washington D.C.