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UN: Better Aid Access Needed to Nearly 3 Million Syrians

U.N. humanitarian chief Valerie Amos is urging greater access for humanitarian workers in Syria, saying only “modest progress” has been made in recent months in reaching some of the nearly 3 million people in besieged areas. Valerie Amos has made numerous trips to the region and has met with all influential parties over many months in an attempt to remove obstacles to the delivery of urgently needed humanitarian aid across Syria. In October, the 15-nation U.N. Security Council was able...

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