Wednesday, January 30, 2013

World leaders seek $1.5 billion in aid for afflicted Syrians

Over 60,000 people dead. Millions forced to flee their homes. And thousands of refugees spilling out of the country every week.

The humanitarian nightmare in and around Syria is spiraling out of control. But some say funding for those affected is woeful at best.

The United Nations and world leaders are trying to tackle the issue Wednesday at a fundraising event in Kuwait.

http://edition.cnn.com/2013/01/30/world/meast/syria-civil-war/