World Food Programme supports Syrian refugees

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Refugees from Syria can use food vouchers at local markets

Thirteen thousand Syrian refugees are being supported by a voucher programme in Turkey with the help of the World Food Programme, according to Daly Belgasmi, WFP's Regional Director for the Middle East, Central Asia and Eastern Europe.

Mr. Belgasmi has just returned from a visit to three countries in the region with substantial numbers of Syrian refugees – Turkey, Lebanon and Jordan. The Regional Director also went to Syria to observe humanitarian relief efforts there.

Gerry Adams reports.

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