AP Interview: Head of World Food Program says funding outlook for Syrian refugees is 'bleak'

August 11, 2015 7:15 AM

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AP Interview: Head of World Food Program says funding outlook for Syrian refugees is 'bleak'

In this Monday, Aug. 10, 2015, photo, World Food Program executive director Ertharin Cousin holds a Syrian refugee child while meeting with Syrian refugees in Amman, Jordan. Funding prospects are “bleak” and impoverished Syrian refugees face more cuts in food aid, the head of the World Food Program said in an interview, after inspecting the bare refrigerator of a refugee family and meeting boys forced to swap school for work to help their families survive. (AP Photo/Raad Adayleh) (The Associated Press)

In this Monday, Aug. 10, 2015, photo, World Food Program executive director Ertharin Cousin, center, listens while visiting a Syrian refugee family living in a one-room shelter in Amman, Jordan. Funding prospects are “bleak” and impoverished Syrian refugees face more cuts in food aid, the head of th...

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