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U.N. Responds To Humanitarian Situation In Syria

The U.N. News Centre reports on humanitarian efforts in Syria.

U.N. News Centre: U.N. begins polio vaccination campaign at besieged Palestinian refugee camp in Syria
“The United Nations agency assisting Palestinian refugees said today it has begun a large-scale polio vaccination campaign targeting thousands of children in the Yarmouk refugee camp in Damascus…” (2/5).

U.N. News Centre: Syrians internally displaced by war expected to nearly double to 6.5 million by year’s end — U.N.
“The number of people displaced by the civil war inside Syria is expected to nearly double from some 3.5 million today to 6.5 million by the end of the year, a senior United Nations official said today…” (2/5).

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