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WFP Halves Food Rations For Refugees In Kenya Due To Lack Of Funds, Appeals For More Aid

News outlets report on the U.N. World Food Programme’s announcement it must cut food rations for refugees in Kenya because of funding shortfalls.

Agence France-Presse: U.N. halves Kenya refugees’ food after aid shortfall
“Food rations vital for half a million refugees in Kenya will be slashed in half due to an aid shortfall, the United Nations said Friday in an appeal to donors…” (11/14).

U.N. News Centre: Lacking funds, U.N. agency turns to ‘last resort,’ cuts food rations for refugees in Kenya
“Starting [Saturday], about half a million refugees, mainly from Somalia and South Sudan, living in the Dadaab and Kakuma camps in remote areas in northern Kenya will receive reduced rations from the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) as a result of insufficient funding…” (11/14).