60K Syrian Refugees On Jordanian Border Without Access To Food, Medicine, MSF Warns
New York Times: After Attack, Syrian Refugees Grapple With Food Shortage on Jordan’s Edge
“…For a week, since a suicide bomber blew himself up, killing seven Jordanian security officials, the [Syrian] refugees, now numbering at least 60,000, have not had access to food or medicine, as they had in previous months. Only three times since then have water trucks reached them, carrying what the medical aid group Doctors Without Borders estimated to be equivalent to a 1.5-liter bottle of water a day…” (Sweis/Sengupta, 6/30).
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