Despite violence and limited access, UN agencies continue aid delivery in Syria

Published on 22 July 2013

While violence continues unabated in many parts of Syria, United Nations agencies are working to deliver humanitarian assistance, in spite of difficult security conditions and restricted access to various areas, a spokesperson for the world body said today. (..) Mr. Martin Nesirky [UN Spokesperson] said the World Food Programme (WFP) is planning to increase its distributions to reach 3 million people, up from the current 2.5 million, by late 2013.

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