At the end of August, we will see a U.S. withdrawal of troops from Iraq. But there is another withdrawal already under way in Iraq: humanitarian aid.
Low funding has forced the UN World Food Programme (WFP) to significantly cut programs that benefit Iraqi school children and malnourished children under the age of five.
Caroline Legros, a WFP officer in Iraq says, "The plan of reaching 1.76 million beneficiaries (960,000 primary school children and 800,000 pregnant/nursing women, malnourished children under 5, and their families) has been revised to just under 300,000 beneficiaries in total.”
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