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WFP reaches Haditha and Al Baghdadi in Iraq

The UN World Food Programme (WFP) on Tuesday distributed food in two besieged Iraqi cities for the first time in months. Around 70,000 Iraqis in Haditha and Al Baghdadi of the central governorate of Anbar received WFP rations.

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ISIS starving civilians in Syria, Iraq with blockade

The Islamic State terrorist group (ISIS), which has claimed responsibility for the attacks in Paris, France on Friday, continues to starve hundreds of thousands of civilians in Syria and Iraq. The terrorist group is blocking humanitarian aid from reaching civilians in the two war-torn countries.

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Displaced Iraqi child longs for sweets

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Starving Iraqi war victims have food rations cut

The UN World Food Programme (WFP) said today that food rations have been reduced for Iraqi war victims. Facing low funding, WFP had no choice but to cut back on the food supplied to the displaced Iraqis.

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Wall Street Journal Letter on Iraq Crisis

Close to three million Iraqis have been displaced since last year. They depend on food aid from the international community.

See my letter in the Wall Street Journal.

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Iraq Strategy Should Also Fight Hunger

President Obama has admitted the lack of a complete strategy for war-torn Iraq. This is true in more ways than one. Food aid for starving Iraqis is being tragically overlooked.

The UN World Food Programme (WFP) is being forced to reduce rations for some Iraqi war victims because of low funding. If WFP does not get more funding soon, food aid for 1.8 million displaced Iraqis may come to a halt.

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Hunger in Syria and Iraq

We must also remember the other enemy Iraqis and Syrians are facing: hunger.

See my full letter in the New York Times section Helping the Victims in Syria and Iraq. It is the second letter from the top.

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