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UN Allows Syria Aid Without Govt Approval

Posted 07.14.2014 | World

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council has unanimously approved a resolution authorizing cross-border delivery of humanitarian aid to Syria...

Nonprofit In Syria: 'The U.N. Hasn't Told Us Exactly Who The Aid Has Gone To'

Reuters | Posted 07.13.2014 | Impact

* Aid workers frustrated over weak U.N. coordination * Questions over whether aid reaching those who need it most * More...

Joshua Hersh

U.S. May Risk Unintended Military Involvement In Syria

HuffingtonPost.com | Joshua Hersh | Posted 02.24.2014 | World

BEIRUT -- With the Obama administration facing intensifying pressure to consider new military-backed options for mitigating the humanitarian crisis in...

World Pledges $2.4 Billion To Ease Syria Crisis

Reuters | Posted 03.17.2014 | World

By Sylvia Westall and Warren Strobel KUWAIT, Jan 15 (Reuters) - Western and Gulf Arab nations pledged more than $2.4 billion on Wednes...

UN Seeking $6.5 Billion For Syria

Reuters | Posted 03.15.2014 | Impact

* Syria's war has created over 2 million refugees * Kuwait hosting aid conference on Wednesday DAMASCUS, Jan 12 (Reuters...

UN: Syrian Aid Figures Are 'Devastating' And 'Staggering'

AP | JOHN HEILPRIN | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact

GENEVA — GENEVA (AP) — After a rocky day of U.N.-brokered talks, the United States and Russia failed to agree on a date to bring Syria's warri...

UN Demanding Aid Access In Syria

AP | PETER JAMES SPIELMANN | Posted 09.30.2013 | Impact

UNITED NATIONS -- The president of the U.N. Security Council said Monday that many members are pressing to follow up on last week's resolution to elim...

Syria Gets UN's Largest-Ever Crisis Aid Contribution

AP | Posted 09.13.2013 | Impact

UNITED NATIONS -- The U.N. humanitarian chief has allocated $50 million to support the efforts of humanitarian agencies assisting the growing number o...

UN Seeks Biggest Appeal Ever For Syria Aid

AP | FRANK JORDANS | Posted 08.07.2013 | Impact

BERLIN — The number of Syrian refugees in neighboring countries could more than double to 3.5 million by the end of the year, the United Nations...

Save The Children: Nearly 2 Million Syrian Kids In Need Of Aid

Reuters | Posted 06.09.2013 | World

By Louis Charbonneau UNITED NATIONS, April 8 (Reuters) - The aid group Save the Children pleaded with members of the U.N. Security Cou...

Oxfam: Syria Refugee Crisis Is 'Spinning Out Of Control'

AP | By DALE GAVLAK | Posted 02.28.2013 | Impact

AMMAN, Jordan -- Syria's humanitarian crisis is spinning out of control as refugee numbers spike and funding to help ease the suffering has yet to mat...

Displaced Syrians Get Little Aid

AP/The Huffington Post | STEVE NEGUS | Posted 02.23.2013 | Impact

ATMEH CAMP, Syria -- Turki Abdel Qadir, a burly villager from the northern countryside, fled to this muddy camp amid olive groves three months ago aft...

UN: 5,000 Syrian Refugees Fleeing Daily

Reuters | Posted 04.09.2013 | Impact

* Rate up from 2,000 to 3,000 a day late last year * UNHCR says could surpass 1 million well before June * Water shortag...

Obama Pledges $155 Million More In Aid To Syria

AP | JULIE PACE | Posted 01.29.2013 | Impact

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama authorized an additional $155 million in humanitarian aid for the Syrian people Tuesday, as his administration gr...