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WFP Halts Food Vouchers to 1.7 Million Syrian Refugees

The World Food Program has suspended a program to distribute food vouchers to Syrian refugees in five countries because of a lack of funding. The U.N. agency said Monday it needs $64 million to meet the needs of about  1.7 million refugees in December, allowing them to continue purchasing food from local vendors in Jordan, Lebanon, Turkey, Iraq and Egypt. Syria's neighbors have struggled to keep pace with the added demands of refugees who have fled nearly four years of...

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