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World Food Programme Plans to Slash Food Aid to Rohingya Refugees

HeadlineFeb 17, 2023

There’s growing alarm over plans by the World Food Programme to slash aid to hundreds of thousands of Rohingya refugees who fled ethnic cleansing and genocide in Burma. The U.N. agency says it will be forced to cut rations to Rohingya living in camps in Bangladesh, due to a severe funding shortfall. In a statement, the humanitarian group Save the Children said, “Rohingya children and their families are at breaking point and need more support, not less.”

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