Aided by the Syrian government, SARC and UN deliver aid convoy to al-Rukban Camp

Damascus, SANA-The Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC) and the United Nations managed to run a humanitarian aid convoy to thousands of displaced Syrians in al-Rukban Camp near the Syrian-Jordanian border in al-Tanf area in a process was facilitated by the Syrian government.

SARC announced in a statement which SANA received a copy of that it managed, together with the United Nations, to run a humanitarian aid convoy to al-Rukban Camp where over 50,000 Syrian people are living in tough humanitarian conditions.

The convoy is one week overdue, according the statement.

Occupying US troops are deployed near the Camp, blocking aid convoys and recruiting young men into armed groups, according to a statement by the Russian Defense Ministry spokesman on Thursday.

SARC added that it took one month to prepare the convoy which consists of 78 trucks loaded with relief items containing 10, 475 food baskets, bags of flour, 18, 000 children clothes’ baskets, 10, 075 personal cleanliness kits, 1,200 baskets for the newborn, in addition to medicine, medical equipment and food supplements for children and women.

SARC chief Khaled Habboubati said in a statement that the convoy is the first to enter al-Rukban Camp which was run after obtaining the approval and guarantees of all parties concerned with the Syrian government’s facilitations, considering it a positive step towards delivering more food and non-food aid.

He pledged more efforts to alleviate the suffering of the Syrians and meet their massive humanitarian needs.


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