U.N. aid chief demands Security Council action on Syria aid access




 
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U.N. aid chief demands Security Council action on Syria aid access
 
October 25th, 2013  
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U.N. aid chief demands Security Council action on Syria aid access
By Michelle Nichols UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - U.N. aid chief Valerie Amos demanded stronger action by the U.N. Security Council on Friday to get desperately needed aid into Syria, where 2.5 million people in need have not received help for almost a year. Violence and excessive red tape have slowed aid delivery to a trickle in Syria. More than 100,000 people have been killed in the 2 1/2-year civil war and some 2.1 million have fled. After months of talks, the 15-member Security Council approved a non-binding statement October 2 urging increased humanitarian access. ...




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