Monday Aug 25
UN reports improved aid access in Syria, but outlook bleak
Humanitarian access in Syria has improved since the U.N. Security Council last month authorized the delivery of emergency aid across the Syrian border without the government's consent, U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said in a new report.
Tens of thousands of besieged Syrians receive food aid for first time, UN reports
The UN World Food Programme said it has made "significant progress" over the previous few weeks, reaching 3.7 million people in July.
Despite UN Security Council demands, Syria humanitarian plight worse than ever, report says
Dec. 12, 2013: Syrian refugees from the town of Qara gather around a fire to keep themselves warm in a Syrian refugee camp on the Lebanese border town of Arsal, in eastern Bekaa Valley.
Syria: UN official cites a bleaka humanitarian situation, urges unhindered access to civilians
Valerie Amos, UN Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator, briefs journalists following closed-door Security Council consultations on the situation in Syria.
Near East: The Syrian Crisis: U.S. Assistance and Support for the Transition
The United States supports the Syrian people's struggle for a democratic, inclusive, and unified Syria, which began with peaceful protests in Dar'a in March 2011.