Lack of food means Syrian children face ‘irreversible’ health issues, says U.N. The U.N.’s World Food Program warns that funding problems mean vulnerable groups in Syria and neighbouring countries are not getting critical nutrients

by Harriet Grant

Syrian children across the Middle East are facing “irreversible” health problems caused by severe food shortages, as the World Food Programme (WFP) continues to struggle to meet the needs of even the most vulnerable refugees.

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