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Looming Drought In Syria Puts Millions at Risk

The World Food Program is warning a looming drought in conflict-ridden Syria could put millions of lives at risk.  A special WFP report published Tuesday focuses on the likely impact of a potential drought. Syria suffered a severe drought in 2008, which persisted into 2010.  Vulnerable communities in affected areas of the country barely had a chance to recover from food shortages and rising prices arising from this event before it was plunged into war in 2011. ...

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