Medical aid delivered to Daraa, aid convoy sent to Aleppo countryside

Daraa/Aleppo, SANA – 13 tons of medical aid were delivered to 9 health centers in Daraa countryside with the support of the Syrian government and in cooperation with World Health Organization (WHO) and the Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC).

Director of Daraa Health Directorate Abdelwadoud al-Homsi said that this aid convoy is the result of the ongoing cooperation between the Directorate and the WHO, and that it provides the medical needs of 9 health centers, which include medicine for chronic diseases, children’s diseases, and infections, in addition to antibiotics.

He said this cooperation will continue and will provide supplies and equipment for hospitals in the area.

In turn, head of the SARC branch in Daraa Ahmad al-Masalmeh said that the aid will be distributed in Daraa’s northwestern, western, and northeastern countryside, specifically in the towns of Jassem, Nemr, al-Hara, Nawa, Tafas, Bosr al-Harir, al-Hirak, Nahita, and Malihet al-Atash.

On a relevant note, a humanitarian aid convoy was sent to Aleppo’s western and eastern countryside by Aleppo Governorate in cooperation with the local branch of the SARC.


Member of the Governorate Council’s executive office Abdelghani Qassab told SANA’s correspondent that the convoy consists of 5 trucks carrying 50 water tanks each containing 45,000 liters of water, in addition to other supplies and vaccines for children.

He said this convoy is part of the ongoing efforts of the Governorate and the local relief subcommittee to provide citizens’ needs in Aleppo city and its countryside.

Hazem Sabbagh

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