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UN Lacking Funds to Continue to Feed Displaced Middle Eastern Refugees

September 18, 2014

According to a piece in The Guardian, "The UN  ( World Food Programme) warned on Thursday that it will be forced to cut food rations for more than 6 million Syrians from next month unless it received more funding."

"The WFP said it had no money for programmes in December."

“We have reached a cri…

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Bread, But Not Guns for Syria

April 15, 2013

Humanitarian aid is making its way to the Syrian people, but even they do not know its source is the USA.

According to this report in the WaPost, "America has done nothing for us. Nothing at all,” said Mohammed Fouad Waisi, 50, spitting out the words for emphasis in his small Aleppo grocery store,…

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Syrians Shelter In and Under Olive Groves

March 24, 2013

Syrians, killed buying bread in markets, killed attempting to care for their olive groves, now live in ancient Roman caves, under their groves, "trying to eat."

Before the war, Syria was a major olive oil producer.

More from the NYTimes.

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