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Agencies Continue To Face Challenges Delivering Aid In Syria

Reuters features two articles examining humanitarian assistance in Syria.

Reuters: Aid workers question effectiveness of U.N. Syria aid
“Seven weeks after U.N. aid trucks crossed from Turkey into Syria for the first time, aid workers and officials in this southern Turkish humanitarian hub still have no idea exactly where the supplies ended up…” (Afanasieva, 5/13).

Reuters: U.N. official asks if 1 million Syrians must die before world acts
“A top U.N. aid official, frustrated by obstacles to humanitarian aid in Syria, asked on Friday if a million people needed to be killed and neighboring states collapse before the world would take action to stop the conflict…” (Miles, 5/9).