WFP in the Islamic Republic of Iran Factsheet

WFP’s first ever operation was during the devastating earthquake in Boin Zahra, Iran in 1962. WFP office was presentin Iran until1978and reopened in 1987 to assist the asylum seekers who fled from Afghanistan and Iraq due to conflicts and insecurity in their homeland.Since then, the organization has been providing food assistance to the Afghan and Iraqi refugees residing in the settlements located across the country.

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