Antonio Guterres
  • The U.N. refugee agency chief Antonio Guterres speaks during a press conference in Amman, Jordan, Wednesday, March 13, 2013. Guterres, warns of an “explosion” in the Middle East, if the Syrian conflict continues, and calls on governments to approve “extraordinary funds” to meet an enveloping humanitarian crisis.

    The U.N. refugee chief says his agency is working to bolster security at a camp where reports of drug trafficking, prostitution and other crimes have emerged.

    LAST UPDATE : Mar 13, 2013, 10:48 AM EDT
  • Hollywood star Angelina Jolie, center left, in her role as special envoy for the U. N. refugee agency, and UNHCR chief Antonio Guterres, center right, at the Oncupinar Syrian refugee camp in Kilis, Turkey, Thursday, Sept. 13, 2012. Jolie met with Syrian refugees in Turkey, after visiting Syrian refugee camps in Jordan and Lebanon. There are more than 80,000 Syrian refugees in 11 camps in Turkey.

    Angelina Jolie is drawing attention to the plight of the hundreds of thousands who have fled Syria's civil war.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 07, 2012, 4:30 AM EST