As the U.N. General Assembly begins its session on Tuesday the crisis in Syria will undoubtedly be among the issues addressed.
We asked Carolyn Miles, president and CEO of Save the Children, what are the most pressing challenges for aid workers in the country. Save the Children has launched a petition to urge world leaders to allow complete humanitarian access to Syrian and hopes that it can bring additional pressure as they gather this week in New York.
Miles explained that a huge problem — even more than violence — is hunger, as a growing number of Syrians are suffering a steep drop in production and rapidly rising prices, Save the Children says in this report released on Monday.
Click the video above to hear part of our interview with Miles, and check back for the full interview in the coming days. Follow Devex on Twitter and Facebook, and find comprehensive coverage of New York #globaldev Week here.
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