UN: Nearly half of Syria's population needs urgent humanitarian aid

June 21, 2014 5:31 AM

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Currently, all UN aid must go through Damascus - a practice which UN humanitarian chief Valerie Amos has repeatedly criticized.

AP - The humanitarian situation in Syria is worsening and the number of people needing urgent help has reached 10.8 million — almost half of Syria's population of 22 million, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said Friday.

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