U.N. Moves Food Aid Into North-East Syria, Seeks To Distribute Aid To Other Parts Of Country

News outlets continue to report on the U.N.’s aid efforts in Syria.

U.N. News Centre: Amid ongoing access constraints, U.N. convoy moves vital food aid into north-east Syria
“The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) said today it has started moving more food supplies from Turkey into north-east Syria to assist displaced families, while noting continued challenges with humanitarian access to those in need inside the war-torn nation…” (5/16).

New York Times: U.N. Seeking More Ways to Distribute Aid in Syria
“The United Nations is under pressure to ratchet up aid to nongovernmental organizations that can operate in the vast sections of Syria under opposition control, as most of the humanitarian relief sponsored by the organization ends up in the western slice of the country held by President Bashar al-Assad…” (Sengupta, 5/17).

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