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Humanitarian needs mount as Syrian refugee flock into Turkey

Syrian refugees. UNHCR/A.McConnell

Humanitarian agencies along the Syrian Turkish border are preparing for a possible influx of up to 400,000 Syrian Kurds from the town of Kobane who are fleeing an advance by fighters from the…

23 Sep 2014 / Listen /

Syrian Kurds face persecution by ISIL fighters

Syrian refugee women. UNHCR/N. Daoud

Hundreds of thousands of Kurds living in the northern Syrian region of Kobani are living in fear of persecution…

23 Sep 2014 / Listen /

Lebanon needs "massive solidarity" to help Syrian refugees: UNHCR

UN High Commissioner for Refugees António Guterres and UN Development Programme Administrator Helen Clark (with handbag) visit Syrian refugees settlement in Lebanon's Bekaa Valley. © UNHCR/A.Haju

Lebanon has the right to ask the international community to share the burden of helping Syrian refugees who have…

19 Sep 2014 / Listen /

World should unite to end "unfettered barbarity" of ISIL: John Kerry

John Kerry (left)

The world needs to come together to put an end to what's been called the "unfettered barbarity" of the…

19 Sep 2014 / Listen /
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