Delivery of humanitarian aid to inhabitants of Yarmouk Camp in Damascus is continued

Damascus, SANA The delivery of humanitarian aid continued in Yarmouk Camp, a neighborhood in southern Damascus that has been besieged by terrorist groups since late 2012, with 645 more food packages were distributed to the residents during the past two days.

The distribution of aid was carried out by the General Administration for Palestine Arab Refugees (GAPAR) and the United Nations Relief and Works

Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA), with full support provided by the Syrian government and under the supervision of the Higher Committee for Relief.

GAPAR Director Ali Mustafa told SANA reporter on Saturday that two patients were evacuated from the camp and hospitalized to Damascus hospitals, making the total number of people evacuated for medical reasons 4,484.

He pointed out that the UNRWA’s medical center continues to provide health services and medicines to patients who need treatment.

He added that Nour Association for Relief, Development and Progressive Youth has provided vaccines to children.

Mudtafa appreciated the Syrian government’s role
in supporting and helping the Palestinian people
in the besieged camp.

He pointed out that the number of the parcels containing food and medical supplies have been delivered in the neighborhood since January 30, 2014 reached 48,590 food packages and 6,949 medical ones.

H. Zain/ Ghossoun


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