Children find a safe space to learn in conflict-torn Homs
UNICEF’s Regional Director visits displaced children and their families
By Iman Morooka
HOMS, Syria, 24 March 2013 – The battered city of Homs has suffered some of the heaviest and most relentless fighting in the Syrian conflict. Many neighborhoods have been damaged or destroyed, leaving at least 600,000 out of Homs’s 1.7 million residents in need of humanitarian assistance, according to the Syrian Arab Red Crescent and OCHA.