10 Feb 2023

It's overwhelming, shocking - UNICEF Syria

From Midday Report, 12:20 pm on 10 February 2023

Six UN trucks carrying urgently needed aid have finally crossed the border from Turkey into Syria.

The combined toll from the massive earthquakes has topped 20,000 people and is still rising. 

The war-stricken country is in a dire state: many Syrians lack clean water, shelter and food - the country is on a precipice.

UNICEF's representative in Syria is New Zealand's Angela Kearney.

She spoke to Max Towle.