Complications Challenge U.N. Food Drops In Syria, WFP Says

IRIN: First U.N. Syria airdrop lands in trouble
“Only a few hours after U.N. aid chief Stephen O’Brien told the U.N. Security Council that a 21-ton World Food Programme airdrop had successfully been made to the besieged Syrian city of Deir Ezzor Wednesday, the WFP said something had gone wrong and local activists said the aid was either damaged on landing or fell wide of its mark…” (Slemrod, 2/24).

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