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'Humanitarian emergency' as Syria runs low on medical care, food

Date Published: 
01/15/2013
Summary: 

People in the Azaz area are very vulnerable, with limited access to medical care and food, and escalating prices for essentials, such as bread, wood and clothing, according to MSF. (..) But they're not alone. A new report from the U.S.-based International Rescue Committee said such problems are pandemic in Syria and its neighboring countries as a result of the civil war, creating a "humanitarian emergency."