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U.S. Ship Unloads 25,000 Tons of Wheat for Syrian Refugees in Beirut

Date Published: 
04/22/2013
Summary: 

The United States has delivered to the World Food Program enough wheat to feed more than a million Syrians for four months, the U.N. agency said in a statement on Sunday. (..) "We are very grateful for this timely contribution from the United States, which will allow us to supplement our food rations with wheat flour, especially in the areas where families are struggling to get their hands on bread, a staple part of their diet," said the WFP coordinator for Syria, Muhannad Hadi.