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The Poor Get Poorer in Syria

Date Published: 
08/13/2013
Summary: 

This could be a prologue to a social and humanitarian collapse. Syrian families are becoming unable to cover the cost of their basic daily needs due to the leaping prices and inflation rates.(..) In the same context, the UN World Food Program (WFP) published a recent report, saying that 4 million Syrians are unable to secure their nutritional needs. The report also indicated a 40 percent decline in wheat production from 4.5 million tons in 2012 to 2.4 million tons this year.