Here are three important updates on the Syria crisis:
According to the World Food Programme, most of the Syrian refugees streaming into Iraq are women and children like those pictured here, including toddlers and infants with special nutritional needs.
See more WFP photos of aid work in action here: http://ow.ly/oaHJ9
On Thursday, United Nations Human Rights chief Navi Pillay said: “Whether or not chemical weapons were in fact used, it seems that once again in Syria many civilians have been killed in flagrant contravention of international law.”
Full statement: http://sm.ohchr.org/176urZc
Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is asking the Syria Government to allow the UN to investigate latest allegations. Latest update here: http://ow.ly/ob0Da
Photo credit: WFP/Abeer Etefa