Humanitarian Crisis in Syria
Panelists from a variety of perspectives talked about the humanitarian crisis in Syria. They discussed the challenges in gaining… read more
Panelists from a variety of perspectives talked about the humanitarian crisis in Syria. They discussed the challenges in gaining access to the country and refugees. United Nations and grassroots humanitarian efforts, Syria’s neighboring countries, and similar crises in Rwanda and Bosnia.
The program began with a short video of a bomb going off in Syria, two other YouTube videos. and a photograph of a destroyed Syrian neighborhood. Images from the videos might be disturbing to some viewers.
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*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
People in this video
- Amos, Valerie Undersecretary General United Nations->Humanitarian Affairs
- Davutoglu, Ahmet Foreign Minister Turkey
- Guterres, Antonio High Commissioner United Nations->Refugees
- Malloch-Brown, Mark Deputy Secretary-General United Nations
- Maurer, Peter President International Committee of the Red Cross
- Mhaissen, Rouba Founder and Director Sawa for Development and Aid (Lebanon)
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