WFP Syria Crisis Response Situation Update: Syria, Jordan, Lebanon, Turkey, Iraq and Egypt, 19 March - 1 April 2014

from World Food Programme
Published on 01 Apr 2014


  • WFP dispatches food for over 4.1 million people in all 14 Syrian governorates during the March cycle.
    Two inter-agency convoys reach besieged Douma in eastern Ghouta, Rural Damascus, for the first time since October 2012, delivering food for 8,000 people.

  • WFP provides assistance for 50,000 people in Al-Hasakeh through unprecedented UN inter-agency convoy across the Turkey border.

  • Worsening security in northern areas of Lebanon restricts access to beneficiaries for WFP and partners.

  • WFP reaches Syrian refugees in 16 out of 22 camps in Turkey.
    WFP starts transition from paper to e-vouchers in Greater Cairo, with 18 supermarkets available to beneficiaries.