World Food Program suspends food aid for 1.7 million Syrian refugees

by Tom Miles

Kurdish refugees from the Syrian town of Kobani queue to get food in a camp in the southeastern town of Suruc, Sanliurfa province, November 13, 2014. Photo: REUTERS/Osman Orsal

GENEVA, Dec 1 (Reuters) – A lack of funds has forced the United Nations to stop providing food vouchers for 1.7 million Syrian refugees in Jordan, Lebanon, Turkey, Iraq and Egypt, the World Food Programme (WFP) said on Monday.

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