Food aid to Syrian refugees cut in half amid funding crisis

first_img Top Stories Mesa family survives lightning strike to home AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — The World Food Program says it had to cut in half food aid for Syrian refugees in Lebanon because of a funding crisis and may soon have to halt all food support for most refugees in Jordan.Lebanon and Jordan are among five countries that host some 4 million Syrian war refugees. The U.N. refugee agency says funding levels for them have dropped dangerously low.The WFP, which had to make cuts before because of a cash crisis, says that in July refugee food aid in Lebanon will drop to $13.50 per person per month. Those in Jordan escape cuts this month, but 440,000 urban refugees could be left empty-handed if funds don’t arrive by August. How men can have a healthy 2019 Men’s health affects baby’s health too 0 Comments   Share   Here’s how to repair and patch damaged drywallcenter_img Ex-FBI agent details raid on Phoenix body donation facility Sponsored Stories The program says it needs $139 million to keep helping Syrian refugees through September.Copyright © The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. New Valley school lets students pick career-path academies 4 sleep positions for men and what they meanlast_img read more