|dethalternate||Date: Wednesday, 06-February-2013, 0:32 AM | Message # 1|
-- dragon lord--
New video footage has revealed the harsh conditions that Syrian refugees are enduring within the country's borders.
More than a million people are estimated to be internally displaced.
At one camp, 40 kilometres from Aleppo, more than 11,000 people are struggling with a lack of food and shelter. More than 5,000 refugees have arrived in the last few days.
The UN humanitarian office is preparing for a big spike in the number of refugees as the civil war escalates.
Meanwhile Syria's opposition is ready for talks with the regime, but leader Moaz Alkhatib says President Bashar al-Assad must step down as a precondition for negotiations.