U.N. has to cut Syria food rations for lack of donor funds

By Reuters | Mon, 7 Apr 2014 15:02 PM
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* WFP rations cut by 20 percent due to funding shortfall

* Only $1.1 billion of $2.3 billion pledged to U.N. received

* Nearly half of all Syrians now displaced by conflict

By Stephanie Nebehay

GENEVA, April 7 (Reuters) - The United Nations has been forced to cut the size of food parcels for those left hungry by Syria's civil war by a fifth because of a shortage of funds from donors, a ...

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