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Drought could push millions more Syrians into hunger -UN

By Reuters | Tue, 8 Apr 2014 15:57 PM
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By Stephanie Nebehay

GENEVA, April 8 (Reuters) - A looming drought in Syria could push millions more people into hunger and exacerbate a refugee crisis caused by years of civil war, the United Nations said on Tuesday.

Syria's breadbasket northwestern region has received less than half of the average rainfall since September and, if it stays dry up to wheat harvest time in mid-May, the country - ...

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