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The United Nations has made a plea humanitarian access the besieged Yarmouk Palestinian refugee camp the suburbs Damascus. The UN is concerned the plight of around 18,000 Palestinian refugees holed in the camp. Many of Yarmouk's residents fled the group ISIS invaded last Wednesday and overran the camp. Jordan’s Ambassador to the UN Dina Kawar called " the protection of civilians in the camp" and "humanitarian access to the area including…life-saving assistance". Another UN spokesperson Pierre Krahenbuhl described the situation as "more desperate than ever". He said: "What civilians in Yarmouk are most concerned about right now is bare survival".

Yarmouk was established 1957 to accommodate the huge influx Palestinian refugees from Israel. It became home to the largest Palestinian refugee community Syria. Before the recent ISIS incursion, around 160,000 people lived there. Life the camp had already become intolerable most residents following 18 months of bombing and a siege because Syria's civil war. Many parts the camp now resemble a ghost town, with shells bomb-blasted buildings and a civilian population that has fled. News agencies report that ISIS now controls 90 per cent the camp. Syrian authorities are worried ISIS could use it as a springboard to launch attacks the capital Damascus.

 
 

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