A two-sided reality for children trapped in Madaya
April 11, 2017
It has been over 100 days since people in the four besieged Syrian towns of Madaya, Zabadani in Rural Damascus and Kefraya and Al-Foah in northern rural Idleb, received any humanitarian assistance. Provision of aid to the 60,000 people who have been trapped under a years-long siege in these towns is restricted by the “Four-town agreement,” an arrangement that further complicates humanitarian operations. On 14 March 2017, UNICEF was part of an inter-agency convoy to the area and delivered much needed nutrition and medical supplies for 30,000 people in the four towns.
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