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Food Rations Running Out In Eastern Aleppo, U.N. Official Says, Warns Of Increase In Starvation Deaths

Associated Press: U.N. says food running out in east Aleppo
“A U.N. official says the last food rations inside besieged eastern Aleppo will run out by next week…” (11/10).

U.N. News Centre: Syria: U.N. envoy urges action to avert mass hunger in eastern Aleppo ahead of ‘killer’ winter
“… ‘The fifth war winter is starting in Syria. There is no doubt it will be the worst in this cruel war, and I fear it will be a real killer in too many places,’ Jan Egeland, special adviser to the U.N. special envoy for Syria, told reporters in Geneva…” (11/10).

VOA News: U.N.: Eastern Aleppo Faces Mass Starvation This Winter
“…The United Nations says it fears winter will be a killer in too many places throughout Syria. The international body says it has not been able to pre-position food and other relief supplies in besieged areas because of fighting and administrative hurdles…” (Schlein, 11/10).

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