UN Says Conflict Making It Impossible to Provide Food Aid to a Million Hungry Syrians

The ongoing conflict in Syria is making it impossible to help provide food aid to more than one million Syrians who are hungry and helpless, the United Nations’ World Food Program revealed.

The World Food Program (WFP) said it is helping 1.5 million Syrians, but continued fighting and an inability to use the port of Tartus to deliver food mean many people are not receiving aid.

The UN estimates that over 60,000 people have been killed in the uprising, which began in March 2011, the BBC reports….