UN ends border ban to bring food to millions of desperate Syrians

July 16, 2014 10:46 PM

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The United Nation­s estima­tes that 10.8 millio­n people -- or half the pre-war popula­tion -- need aid in Syria.

GENEVA: Aid agencies said Tuesday they were ready to truck desperately-needed supplies to 2.9 million more Syrians after the UN Security Council finally passed a resolution backing cross-border convoys.

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