U.N. Convoys Waiting To Enter Syrian City Of Homs

Reuters features two articles describing how U.N. convoys are waiting to enter the conflict-ridden Syrian city of Homs.

Reuters: U.N. convoy awaiting green light to deliver food to Homs
“The United Nations is ready to deliver a month of rations to the Old City of Homs in Syria for 2,500 people once it gets a green light from all sides, a World Food Programme (WFP) spokeswoman said on Tuesday…” (Nebehay/Holmes, 1/28).

Reuters: UNICEF says awaiting Syrian government nod to deliver medical supplies to Homs
“The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has submitted a list of medical supplies to the Syrian government which it wants to deliver to civilians trapped in the Old City of Homs, a spokeswoman said on Tuesday…” (Nebehay, 1/28).