Hunger crisis in Syria: The Not in Assad's ausgezehrtem rich

one hundred and fifty needy had notified the world food programme of the United Nations (WFP) in Syria. You should come a few days ago to a distribution point i

Hunger crisis in Syria: The Not in Assad's ausgezehrtem rich

one hundred and fifty needy had notified the world food programme of the United Nations (WFP) in Syria. You should come a few days ago to a distribution point in the coastal region, to food aid to pick up. There are about three thousand people came. The Hunger is rampant in Syria. "The situation is dramatic, the Trend is worrying," says Corinne Fleischer, WFP country Director for Syria. "The desperation of the people is to grab with the hands." Their descriptions are consistent with other Reports, according to which more and more people are in garbage cans in search of Food and according to which there are more and more beggars.

Christoph Ehrhardt

a correspondent for the Arab countries, based in Beirut.

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Thomas Gutschker

Political correspondent for the European Union, Nato and the Benelux countries, based in Brussels.

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"In many of the house we see only the food we provide to keep," said the WFP representative. And many would have had to sell in their Distress already in their refrigerators. The cost for a reasonably healthy diet exceed, in the meantime, the Syrian average income. Currently, the WFP anticipates that approximately 9.3 million Syrians are dependent on food aid alone, 1.4 million came in the last half of the year. An end to the crisis is not in sight. Butcher speaks of a downward spiral of "poverty and Hunger".

Europe is far from its destinations

If the European Union and the United Nations to hold this Tuesday, a joint conference of donors, drastic comparisons in the room. The EU foreign policy chief Josep Borrell has stated that since the Second world war, there was not so drastic humanitarian emergency more. The war in Syria would last as long as the two world wars, said a UN diplomat these days. The representatives of 58 States and a dozen UN agencies are expected to be in the video conference, in General, the foreign Minister. For Germany Heiko Maas (SPD) takes part. The EU is by far the most important donor. An EU official has made a "significant commitment" for this and the coming year. The United Nations has put the requirement to a total of 10 billion dollars, of which 3.8 billion for people in Syria. A fixed target for Tuesday, there is not.

Updated Date: 30 June 2020, 05:19

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