Damascus, SANA – 1200 food packages were distributed on Wednesday to the locals of Yarmouk Camp neighborhood in southern Damascus who were displaced by ISIS terrorists and moved to the nearby towns of Yalda, Babila and Beit Sahm.
Ali Mustafa, the Director General of the General Authority for Palestine Arab Refugees (GAPAR) told SANA that the distribution was carried out by the GAPAR and the United Nations Relief and Worker Agency for Palestinian Refugees (UNRWA) and under the auspices of the Syrian government and the Higher Relief Committee.
Mustafa affirmed that the delivery of food and medical aid to the displaced people of Yarmouk Camp will continue, noting that around 123782 food packages and 23780 health packages have been distributed to beneficiaries so far.
Residents of the terrorist-besieged neighborhood were forced to flee their homes after terrorists from the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) entered the area with the help of Jabhat al-Nusra terrorist organization in April 2015.
Sweida Relief Committee to allocate about 500 kg of flour monthly to support Bread for All project
In a relevant context, in support of the “Bread for All” project which is implemented by Greek Orthodox Church, Sweida Relief Committee approved allocating 450 kg of flour monthly in the southern province.
Sweida Governor Attef al-Naddaf stressed the necessity of setting a plan for estimating the actual need of aid to be offered to the displaced families in the Province for the upcoming two months.
Head of Sweida Region for Residential and Development Affairs Department, Raghida al-Ash’hab reviewed the services provided by the medical program implemented by the Department during the current month for the displaced families and those harmed by terrorism.
Sweida Relief Committee decided during its past meeting to distribute 5,000 food and medical baskets to the displaced families in the Province.
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