WFP calls for an increase in humanitarian assistance for Syria as its people grapple with the devastating impact of recent earthquakes and a 12-year-long conflict.
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The devastating earthquakes that hit Türkiye (Turkey) and Syria affected 18 million people. We break down your frequently asked questions about this disaster and make it easy for you to help the survivors.
WFP has stepped up its emergency response to support nearly half a million people in Syria and Türkiye affected by the devastating earthquake.
WFP has reached 300,000 people with urgently needed food assistance following Monday’s deadly earthquakes that struck along the border between Türkiye and Syria.
WFP is on the ground responding to the devastating impact of the two earthquakes that hit Türkiye and Syria on Monday. Our food assistance has been underway since Tuesday with plans to reach half a million people in both countries.
Our hearts go out to those in Türkiye and Syria who were impacted by the devastating earthquakes that struck on Monday where, as of this morning, more than 2,300 people have been killed and thousands injured.
Refugees and IDPs face some of the toughest challenges imaginable in their search for stability. One of the worst is hunger.
Cash-based assistance from the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) is helping to keep young students like Issa in the classroom while boosting their families’ health.
With years of conflict, a severe economic downturn and food prices rising relentlessly since 2020, the Ukraine crisis is exacerbating what was already an alarming food security scenario in Syria.
The U.N. World Food Programme's support is a lifeline as Syrian shoppers curb spending and traders suffer this Ramadan.
As the Muslim holy month of Ramadan begins, the soaring cost of food staples in import-dependent Middle Eastern and North African countries is creating ever greater challenges for millions of families.