WFP Operations in Homs

Homs, Syria, September 2012 WFP is providing food assistance to over 223,000 people this month through its implementing partner the Syrian Arab Red Crescent and a local NGO – El Bir Association for Charity. WFP is prioritizing assistance to internally displaced people in public shelters mainly mosques, churches, schools as well as families displaced from one part of the governorate to another area taking refuge with relatives and friends. Communities provide cooked meals to internally displaced people in public shelters using WFP dry rations. Photo: WFP/Abeer Etefa