USAID Suspends Several Humanitarian Groups Providing Aid To Syria After Investigations Find Corruption

Humanosphere: USAID suspends major aid groups after inquiry finds corruption in Syrian aid pipeline
Humanosphere reporter Tom Murphy writes, “…The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Office of Inspector General announced on May 6 that 14 entities and individuals working out of Turkey were suspended following a months-long investigation. In addition, money to some groups has been put on hold. In one case, a partial termination of a program carried out by one unnamed group meant that nearly $1 million in pharmaceuticals were not bought…” (5/10).