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WFP Syria and Regional Update, 20 August- 2 September 2014


WFP Syria and Regional Update, 20 August- 2 September 2014

HIGHLIGHTS

  • WFP dispatches food for a record 4.15 million people in August, highest since beginning of operation
  • Cross-line deliveries provide food for over 330,000 people in opposition controlled areas in Aleppo and Idleb
  • Study of WFP e-card programme finds significant positive impact on Lebanese economy
  • WFP assistance reaches refugees in Arsal, despite continuing insecurity
  • WFP completes roll-out of e-cards to Syrian households in Jordanian communities
  • Price monitoring committees find positive impact of urban shop expansion in Turkey
  • Funding shortfall forces Syrian camp schools in Iraq to start without school feeding programme