Wednesday, June 14, 2017

WFP Delivers Food To Displaced Families In Syria’s Raqqa And Deir Ezzor

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has delivered food to displaced people in seven hard-to-reach areas in Raqqa and Deir Ezzor governorates in northern Syria, where regular deliveries of humanitarian assistance have been suspended for more than three years due to conflict and besiegement.

This week, sixteen trucks loaded with a one-month supply of WFP food assistance delivered relief for 80,000 displaced people who have arrived in parts of Raqqa, Deir Ezzor and Al-Hassakeh. WFP also delivered a one-month supply of specialized nutrition supplements for the treatment and prevention of malnutrition for nearly 5,000 children. Read More