PBS NewsHour Examines Humanitarian Situation In Syria
PBS NewsHour features a report on the growing number of refugees and internally displaced persons resulting from ongoing fighting in Syria. “Fighting and a government blockade are preventing food from reaching tens of thousands of civilians in the suburbs around the capital [of Damascus] that are under rebel control,” the news service reports, adding, “Government and rebels are now allowing vaccines across [some] lines, but more food and other medicines are urgently needed. War has brought in its wake an era of hunger and disease that no Syrian could have imagined in this century” (Hilsum, 11/28).
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