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Humanitarian Aid Convoys Arrive in the Damascus and Idleb Countryside

19 October 2015 6:17

20 Mar 2014, Damascus, Syria --- Residents cheer as they welcome a convoy of vehicles and trucks carrying humanitarian supplies in the Duma neighbourhood of Damascus March 20, 2014. A delegation from the United Nations, the World Food Program, UNICEF and the World Health Organization, accompanied by the Syrian Red Crescent, visited today the eastern Damascus suburb of Ghouta carrying humanitarian aid to be distributed to the residents. The visit aims as well to assess the situation in the area. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh (SYRIA - Tags: POLITICS CIVIL UNREST CONFLICT) --- Image by © BASSAM KHABIEH/Reuters/Corbis

Military sources in Kafraya and Al-Fou’a in Idleb countryside and Al-Zabadani and Madaya in Damascus Countryside said convoys of U.N. vehicles arrived to these areas carrying humanitarian aid on Sunday.

The sources said 10 lorries carrying aid entered Kafraya and Al-Fou’a, the two towns which were blockaded by the Islamist groups before the implementation of a ceasefire agreement in early September.

According to a SANA reporter in Damascus Countryside, 21 lorries carrying humanitarian aid entered Madaya and two other villages near Al-Zabadani, adding that the operation was supervised by the U.N., the Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC) and the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC).

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