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The country is struggling through war, famine, and cholera.
“No one in America believes that ‘America First’ means that other people must die.”
The pallets contained lentils, vegetable oil, rice, and salt, and could have fed 2,500 people for a month (there are currently 200,000 people living in Deir al-Zour).
It may sound like something out of Mission: Impossible, but iris scanning technology is now helping humanitarian programs feed hungry refugees.
The UN World Food Program said on Monday that regional drought, exacerbated by El Niño, is hitting Malawi, Madagascar, and Zimbabwe particularly hard, with poor crop yields increasing the likelihood of large-scale malnourishment.
Madaya, 25 kilometers northwest of Damascus and 11 kilometers from the Lebanese border, has been besieged by Syrian forces loyal to President Bashar al-Assad and the Lebanese militia Hezbollah since July. Cut off from access to food, some residents in...
Lebanon has taken in one million Syrians displaced by the war raging in their home country. Now, thousands are leaving every day on ferries for Europe.
Photos purport to show flyers bearing the militants’ insignia partially pasted over cardboard boxes of aid printed with the World Food Programme and Red Crescent logos.
Photos have emerged online that apparently depict Islamic State members in Syria distributing food boxes stolen from the UN's World Food Programme, rebranded with the ISIS logo.