That’s how long the people in Douma, in Eastern Ghouta, Syria, went without a single delivery of food. Mothers unable to nurse their children. Families eating from trash bins. And we don’t know when the next stop in fighting will allow the World Food Programme (WFP) to deliver food to these starving people again. It could be two weeks. Four months. A year.
Every day that passes the situation grows more dire. In Eastern Ghouta and elsewhere in Syria people can’t afford basic food: