SNI INSIDE SYRIA

Aiding War-Displaced Syrians With Livelihoods A Big Challenge: UN Agency

Amitabh P. Revi & Prateek Suri Damascus 8 November 2018

More than half of Syria’s population—11 million people—has been displaced, making it one of the largest mass movements since World War II. Seven years on, 13.1 million people need humanitarian assistance. The United Nations’ World Food Programme (WFP) uses 4,600 trucks to distribute food assistance to 4.5 million people every month. Marwa Awad, the WFP’s Communications Officer in Damascus speaks to SNI’s Associate Editor Amitabh Revi on the immense challenges and achievements across Syria-from Raqqa to Deir Ezzor, from Idlib to Ghouta and Suwayda.

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