Posted: 08 Feb 2013 @ 00:14
Misery: a Syrian refugee shields himself from the rain at a campin Tyre, Lebanon. On Wednesday of last week, donor countriesexceeded the $1.5-billion target set by the UN to help Syrians inneed of humanitarian assistance - nearly one in five of thepopulation. About $1 billion is needed to support the 1.1 millionSyrian refugees expected by Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, andTurkey by the end of June. The UN secretary-general, Ban Ki-moon,said that Syrians faced "a cascading catalogue of ...
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