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31 March 2020

New WFP Video From Aleppo, Syria, Shows COVID19 Prevention Measures in Conflict Areas (For the Media)

With COVID-19 containment measures limiting people’s movement, WFP has introduced measures to ensure that beneficiaries receive their entitlements in as safe a way as possible.
WFP’s school feeding programme has been suspended after all schools closed due to COVID-19 and this affects more than 1 million children.
As COVID-19 cases in Syria are officially confirmed, nearly 8 million people are food insecure and already extremely vulnerable. After nine years of conflict, Syrians will need our support more than ever to stay healthy .
More than 939,000 people have been displaced by escalating conflict in northwest Syria since December 2019. They now live in over-crowded camps where an outbreak of COVID-19 could have devastating impact consequences.


Syrian Arab Republic Emergencies Food Security Logistics and delivery networks Refugees and migration Video for the Media

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