- Title: IRAQ: TRUCKS CONTAINING FOOD SUPPLIES ARRIVE IN BAGHDAD FROM JORDAN
- Date: 20th April 2003
- Summary: (U3) BAGHDAD, IRAQ (APRIL 20, 2003) (REUTERS - ACCESS ALL) 1. VARIOUS, TRUCKS PARKED ON SIDE OF ROAD ( 4 SHOTS) 0.16 2. SCU (SOUNDBITE) (Arabic) UNIDENTIFIED TRUCK DRIVER SAYING: "This (convoy) came from Jordan to Iraq but (the aid) is from the World Food Programme." 0.24 3. TRAVELLING SHOT OF TRUCKS PARKED AT SIDE OF ROAD 0.48 4. WIDE OF TRUCKS AND CARS IN ROAD 0.50 5. SMV U.S. SOLDIER WITH HELMET WITH "DEATH" AND "ATTACK IRAQ" ON IT 0.57 6. SLV US SOLDIER ON TANK 1.02 7. WIDE/ PAN OF SECURITY POST IN FRONT OF UNITED NATIONS (U.N.) BUILDING 1.13 8. CLOSE OF UNITED NATIONS LOGO ON BUILDING 1.18 Initials Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved
- Embargoed: 5th May 2003 13:00
- Location: BAGHDAD, IRAQ
- Country: Iraq
- Reuters ID: LVA592OU3PV5GXLAV1XWY2XQUQTS
- Story Text: Trucks loaded with food aid have arrived in Baghdad
from Jordan as humanitarian agencies step up the flow of aid
International organisations believe medical supplies
are a priority at this stage in Iraq, as at least 50 trucks
loaded with food aid arrived to the country's capital from
Jordan on Sunday (April 20).
One of the truck drivers said the supplies have been sent
by the United Nations World Food Programme.
Aid agencies are also stocking up on food supplies,
fearing that any further unrest in Iraq could lead to more
While the political situation in Baghdad remains confused,
with several politicians claiming to be members of a new
cabinet, the U.S. military were protecting the United Nations
building in the Iraqi capital.
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