Syrian families face winter food crisis

Opposition calls on international donors to help prevent famine in Syria as UN predicts drastic food shortages.

    Families are facing another winter without enough food because of years of conflict and drought. The United Nations predicts this year's wheat harvest could be 50 percent below average.

    Syria's opposition has called on international donors to help prevent a food crisis.

    Al Jazeera's Nicole Johnston reports.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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