Homs resident: 'No food, no water'
9 February 2012 Last updated at 17:55 GMT
The Syrian army has launched fresh mortar and rocket attacks in the city of Homs, as the government continues a push aimed at crushing rebel forces.
Homs, Syria's third-largest city, has been a leading focus of unrest in the 11-month uprising against President Bashar al-Assad's rule.
Homs resident Abu Abdou spoke by phone to BBC World.