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Food Rations Cut For 800,000 Refugees In Africa, U.N. Says

News outlets report on cuts to food rations for 800,000 refugees in Africa due to a lack of funding.

Reuters: African refugees face cuts in rations as funding runs low: U.N.
“African refugees who have fled wars or persecution face cuts in their daily rations because of a $225 million shortfall for vital food programs, the United Nations said on Tuesday…” (Nebehay, 7/2).

Agence France-Presse: Food rations slashed for 800,000 African refugees: U.N.
“Nearly 800,000 refugees in Africa have had their food rations slashed due to a lack of global aid funding, threatening to push many to the brink of starvation, the U.N. warned on Tuesday…” (Larson, 7/1).

U.N. News Centre: U.N. relief officials issue urgent appeal as food shortages hit 800,000 refugees in Africa
“The heads of two United Nations humanitarian agencies today issued an urgent appeal as food shortages hit nearly 800,000 refugees in Africa, threatening to worsen already unacceptable levels of acute malnutrition, stunting, and anemia, particularly in children…” (7/1).

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