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UN to Slash Food Rations to Syrians by 40 Percent

A top United Nations humanitarian official says he will have to slash food rations to Syrian refugees 40 percent next month because of a lack of funds. John Ging of the Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, tells Reuters news agency that this is devastating news for the four million Syrians who depend on aid. Ging said the cut will mean more Syrians will go hungry this winter and will also lack other vital goods including water, clothing, shelter material, and sanitation...

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