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WFP celebrity partner Sami Yusuf visits Zaatari camp for Syrian refugees in Jordan

Date Published: 
04/15/2013
Summary: 

The internationally acclaimed British singer and composer Sami Yusuf visited Zaatari camp in Jordan where he saw at first hand the plight of refugees who fled the conflict in Syria. (..) Yusuf also stopped at WFP's distribution centres inside the camp where he met refugee men and women collecting their food rations. (..) This month, WFP is planning to feed up to 380,000 refugees living with host communities and in the camps through food vouchers and in-kind food assistance. WFP is short of $20m needed to continue its operations in Jordan and expand as more refugees arrive every day. As a celebrity partner for the World Food Programme, Yusuf has been promoting the fight against hunger around the world through his music and voicing the needs of millions of vulnerable people worldwide.