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Despite violence and limited access, UN agencies continue aid delivery in Syria

Date Published: 
07/22/2013
Summary: 

While violence continues unabated in many parts of Syria, United Nations agencies are working to deliver humanitarian assistance, in spite of difficult security conditions and restricted access to various areas, a spokesperson for the world body said today. (..) Mr. Martin Nesirky [UN Spokesperson] said the World Food Programme (WFP) is planning to increase its distributions to reach 3 million people, up from the current 2.5 million, by late 2013.