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UN food agency suspends North Darfur operation after attacks (Al Jazeera)

The World Food Programme (WFP) has suspended its operations across Sudan’s North Darfur state following attacks this week on all three of its warehouses in the capital, El Fasher, including the theft of more than 5,000 metric tons (tonnes) of food.

The move is expected to affect close to two million people in the area in 2022, the United Nations’ food agency said in a statement on Thursday.

UN food agency suspends North Darfur operation after attacks | News | Al Jazeera

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Curfew imposed in North Darfur after gunmen loot UN food warehouse (Al Jazeera)

Authorities in Sudan’s North Darfur state have announced a night curfew after unidentified gunmen looted a World Food Programme (WFP) warehouse and facilities used by a former peacekeeping mission.

In a statement on Wednesday, the United Nations said more than 1,700 tonnes of food meant to feed 730,000 vulnerable people for a month were looted from the warehouse in the capital, El Fasher, the night before.

Curfew imposed in North Darfur after gunmen loot UN food warehouse | United Nations News | Al Jazeera