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UN says 10.8 million Syrians need humanitarian aid

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UNITED NATIONS — Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says the humanitarian situation in Syria is worsening and the number of people needing urgent help has now reached 10.8 million — almost half of Syria’s population of 22 million. Ban’s monthly report to the U.N. Security Council circulated late Friday said the current estimate of 3.5 million people living in areas that are difficult or impossible for humanitarian workers to reach is also likely to have increased to ...

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