Around 18,000 civilians are trapped at Yarmouk refugee camp in Damascus, where the Islamic State has now moved in. There was fierce fighting over the weekend, and experts warn that the situation may only get worse.
The militants continued their push into regime-controlled parts of Syria, seizing some sections of the camp in southern Damascus that was once home to 150,000 Palestinian refugees.
While the world has been watching Venezuela and Ukraine, a horrific situation has worsened for 18,000 Palestinians in Yarmouk camp.
Not even the U.N. can get into Homs without getting shot as widespread civilian suffering continues in the Syrian civil war's flashpoint.
Last September, an 18-month-old girl named Rana starved to death in the Damascus suburb of Mouadamiya. Her mother, Um Bilal, had watched helplessly for months as her child grew thinner and thinner, unable to do anything to ease her suffering.