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Helping Syrian refugee children with school meals

There is a silent crisis unfolding every day in Jordan and throughout the Middle East. It is another devastating effect of Syria’s civil war.

Syrian refugees are falling deeper into hunger. Children are suffering the most, being forced to work and beg to provide for their family.

Read the full article at The Jordan Times.

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My New York Times Letter on Syria Hunger Crisis

Cuts in food aid are leading Syrian refugees to take desperate measures.

This is a terrible situation for Syrian children to be forced to beg and work just to get a meal. But we can do something about it.

Please see my letter in today’s New York Times.

Also for historical perspective on fighting child hunger please see the video Ending Child Hunger: School Lunches for Kids Around the World.

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Lebanon: A hunger nightmare for Syrian refugees

Amal is a Syrian mother who fled with her children to Lebanon‘s Bekka Valley. This is the new home for Amal and so many other Syrians who were forced from their homes by the civil war.

These refugees managed to escape the violence. But now they are finding a new nightmare: hunger.

Read more at Examiner.

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Why this card is vital for refugees

With a record number of refugees globally, it’s especially important the role technology can play in helping them.

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CRS, Good Shepherd Sisters help Syrian refugees in Lebanon

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WFP asks for your help to feed Syrian war refugees this month

The UN World Food Programme (WFP) is asking for your help to save 1.7 million Syrian war refugees from starvation. WFP has launched the 1 Dollar for Syrian Refugees campaign.

Read the full article at Examiner.

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Food can save education for Syrian refugees

A great tragedy is unfolding in the Middle East with the children of Syria. A civil war, now in its 4th year, has forced over three million Syrians to flee to neighboring countries, including Jordan and Iraq. About half of these war victims are children.

Read the article at Examiner.

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