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Flood leads to UN agency providing food relief in BD

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) is ramping up relief efforts aimed at reaching tens of thousands of Bangladeshis stranded by a spate of flash floods which struck the South Asian country last week. According to a WFP press release issued earlier this morning, the UN agency is now targeting over 150,000 people in the coastal village of Cox’s Bazar and surrounding areas with over 100 food reliefmetric tons of emergency food supplies transported by boat and truck. Among the food assistance being distributed are vitamin and mineral...