More Aid Reaches Homs In Syria; U.N. Urged To Act On Humanitarian Resolution
News outlets report on ongoing efforts to reach a humanitarian resolution on Syria, as well as efforts to evacuate people from the besieged city of Homs.
New York Times: U.N. Security Council Urged to Act on Humanitarian Aid to Syria
“The hard-won humanitarian cease-fire in the Syrian city of Homs — the sole success that occurred during the peace talks in Geneva — cannot be considered ‘progress,’ the United Nations’ top official for emergency operations said Thursday evening as she urged the Security Council to ensure that aid reach those who need it and aid workers can do their work without getting shot…” (Sengupta/Barnard, 2/13).
U.N. News Centre: Syria: More aid gets into besieged Homs as more evacuees leave, U.N. reports
“More relief moved in today for Syrians trapped in the Old City of Homs for nearly two years without aid, and more evacuees moved out, as government and opposition delegates met in Geneva in United Nations-sponsored talks seeking to end the bloody conflict…” (2/12).