UN Discusses Recent Report on Humanitarian Situation in Syria

تم نشره في Thu 29 September / Sep 2016. 12:00 AM
  • Children walk near damaged buildings in rebel-held Ain Tarma, eastern Damascus suburb of Ghouta, Syria September 17, 2016. Picture taken September 17, 2016. – (REUTERS)

NEW YORK — The UN Security Council Thursday scheduled to hold a regular meeting from to discuss the humanitarian situation in the war-torn city of Syria.

During the meeting, Head Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), Stephen O’Brien, will brief the Security Council, via Video Teleconference from Geneva, on the most recent report on the humanitarian situation in Syria.

According to the report, the international body was able In August to provide humanitarian assistance to more than four million Syrians, but the situation continued to deteriorate in Aleppo, which led to the hindering of all assistance to those in need.

The UN had successfully evacuated more than four million Syrians from the two besieged towns of Madaya and Fo'a, the report added.

After the expelling of the Daesh terror group from Jarablos and Manbej towns, large number of people returned homes, O’Brien said.

On 26 and 27 August, following a local agreement between Syrian authorities and local representatives, the entire population of Darayya was evacuated, it added.

"Fighting in late August resulted in the displacement of more than 55 thousands people in Hama", the report concluded.