Valerie Amos

UN Calls For World To Do More As Concerns Mount For Syrians

The Huffington Post | Paul Carmichael | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

United Nations aid chief Valerie Amos has expressed concern for people cut off by months of fighting by government and rebel forces in Syria and calle...

The Situation in Syria Is at Breaking Point

Phil Bloomer | Posted 09.05.2012 | UK
Phil Bloomer

Each day the news of Syria gets worse. As a human rights activist told Oxfam, "the situation is hell. In areas under attack, people do not have enough food." Earlier this week, the Syrian Red Cross finally entered Baba Amr with Baroness Amos, but members of the International Committee of the Red Cross, who have been attempting to visit Baba Amr since Friday, remained barred from the neighbourhood. Like everyone else, I feel horror and frustration at the world's seeming inability to stop the killing and help those in need.

Syria: Four Dead In Tank Fire

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 09.03.2012 | UK

Syrian tanks have killed four people in the devastated city of Homs even as the UN and Arab League special envoy Kofi Annan prepared to visit the coun...

UN Humanitarian Chief Says Syrian City Is 'Devastated' After Attacks

Huffington Post UK / PA | Posted 07.05.2012 | UK

United Nations humanitarian chief Valerie Amos has visited Baba Amr in Homs, becoming the first international official to enter the embattled Syrian d...

UN Humanitarian Chief Visits Ruins Of Baba Amr

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 07.05.2012 | UK

UN humanitarian chief Valerie Amos has entered the ruins of the devestated Baba Amr district of Homs with the Syrian Red Crescent aid agency. Amos ...

Syria: Thousands Flee To Lebanon As UN Officials Confirm Visit

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 05.05.2012 | UK

More than a thousand Syrians have fled to Lebanon after weeks of attacks on the town of Homs and other areas. The Associated Press said that as man...