UN humanitarian chief says 'record' aid for Syria crisis still can't keep up with rising needs

September 19, 2015 4:33 PM

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ZAATARI REFUGEE CAMP, Jordan – The U.N. humanitarian chief says the international community has sent "record amounts" of aid to alleviate the fallout from the Syria crisis, but that it's hard to keep up with rising regional needs.

Stephen O'Brien spoke Saturday from the Zaatari camp for Syrian refugees in Jordan.

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