A convoy of humanitarian aid including 38 trucks carrying medical and nutritional aid, entered the city of al-Houla in rural Homs today. The convoy was sent by the United Nations, the Syrian Red Crescent, and the International Committee of the Red Cross. Today’s convoy is part of the plan for the upcoming month, which aims to […]
A convoy of humanitarian aid from the United Nations and the Red Cross and Crescent has entered the town of Madaya and the city of al-Zabadani in rural Damascus. This is whilst another convoy entered al-Fou’ah and Kafraya in northern rural Idlib. The convoy which entered Madaya was made up of 60 trucks containing 8000 […]
War planes believed to be Russian targeted an aid convoy in the town of Urum al-Kubra (rural Aleppo) on Monday evening, killing 12 volunteers of the Syrian Red Crescent and burning 20 lorries which held humanitarian aid . Among the victims was Omar Barakat, director of the Syrian Red Crescent of western rural Aleppo. The […]
A humanitarian aid convoy from Idlib entered the city of Aleppo, hours after batallions of the armed opposition broke the siege which had been enforced by regime forces and their foreign allies on 7/8/2016 The convoy, which had been sent by local organisations from the province of Idlib, was made up of a number of […]
A humanitarian aid convoy of the United Nations and the Syrian Red Crescent has entered the towns of Kafrbatna, Hiza, Hamouria, Ain Tarma, Bait Siwa and al-Iftirees in the Eastern Ghouta. The convoy, which is made up of 40 lorries, contains food items enough to feed 25,000 people according to the Syrian Red Crescent.
An aid convoy sent by the UN and the Syrian Red Crescent have reached the towns of Madaya and Zabadani, at the same time in which similar convoys reached the villages of Kafraya and al-Fouah in rural Idlib. The United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Aid (OCHA) said that the UN had managed […]
Five human rights priorities should be central to the discussions between the Syrian government and opposition delegations ahead of the opening of the first direct negotiations between the warring parties in Syria. The priorities should be justice, humanitarian aid access, rights-respecting treatment of detainees, security sector reform, and an end to the unlawful use of […]
Host nation Kuwait leads contributions with $500m pledge during event aimed at raising money for victims of ongoing war. Donors meeting in Kuwait have pledged nearly $2.4bn in humanitarian aid for victims of the Syrian war, which the UN chief says has left half the population in need of urgent help. Millions of Syrians have […]