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WFP To Resume Food Aid Delivery In Syria Following Successful Donor Conference

Agence France-Presse: First U.N. aid delivery in Syria since start of truce: Red Crescent
“Aid workers on Monday began carrying out the first delivery of humanitarian assistance to Syrians since a landmark truce came into effect at the weekend, the Syrian Arab Red Crescent said…” (2/29).

New York Times: Syria: United Nations Says Food Aid Will Be Restored
“The United Nations announced on Monday that it would fully restore all food aid to hundreds of thousands of war-ravaged Syrians that had been cut by funding shortfalls…” (Gladstone, 2/29).

U.N. News Centre: Syria: U.N. agency restores full rations thanks to boost in donor funding
“…The record pledge of $675 million made during the ‘Supporting Syria and the Region Conference’ will support a ‘comprehensive restoration’ of food assistance for refugees in Jordan, Lebanon, Iraq, and Egypt from March until the end of the year, WFP said in a press release…” (2/29).

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