WFP Syria Crisis Response Situation Update: Syria, Jordan, Lebanon, Turkey, Iraq and Egypt, 19 February - 4 March 2014

from World Food Programme
Published on 04 Mar 2014


  • For the first time in several months, food assistance is delivered to 71,500 people in four limited-access Syrian governorates.
  • A lack of funding forces a 20 percent reduction in the food basket in Syria.
  • The influx of refugees into Jordan intensifies further, with 900 people arriving on 3 March alone.
  • Monitoring results in Lebanon indicate almost equal control over e-card use by men and women.