THE UN World Food Program dispatched 1,030 metric tonnes of essential food items on Wednesday (1) to trapped civilians in Mullaitivu on the ICRC chartered vessel. The Navy is providing assistance and safe passage to transport the food items. Navy spokesman Captain D.P.K. Dassanayake said MV City of Dublin carried over 1,030 mt. of food items in addition to medical items and emergency health and shelter kits. The cargo will be handed over to the Government Agent in Mullaitivu to be distributed among the displaced.