Assistance Coordination Unit's (ACU) team in Jordan delivered relief aid during March to the needy households in Dara'a, Quneitra and some parts of rural Damascus in collaboration with local partners. The relief aid included more than 12,000 food rations, around 50 tons of dates, around 800 tons of flour, baby milk, rice, canned food, dates, yeast and others. The aid also included 12,000 winter coats, 18,000 winter covers, mattresses and…
The polio control task force completed the fourth round of the mobile vaccination campaign against polio on April 5th. Around 1,440,000 children in seven provinces received the anti-polio vaccine, distributed as follows; 590,000 children in Aleppo, 250,000 in Idlib, 220,000, in Raqqa, 300,000 in Deir Ezzour, 35,000 in Al-Hasakah, 38,000 and in Hama, and 5,000 in Latakia. The polio control task force launched earlier this year the six-round vaccination campaign…
Asaad Mustafa, interim defense minister, said that Iranian experts developed bombs loaded with toxic gases to be used a substitute for the barrel bombs in Kafr Susah Security Institute." Mustafa also said that these bombs had already been used in seven sites across Syria. He confirmed that the Assad regime used poison gas over the past two days in Jobar and Rankous, leaving dead and injured and causing dozens of…
Activists said that painter Fadi Abdullah Murad died under torture in Assad's prisons in Damascus. Murad, 34, is from of the city of Homs, and was arrested in August while returning from his work. Wael Kaston, also a painter from Homs, died in Assad's prisons in June 2012. Many peaceful activists died recently under torture in the Assad's prisons, especially in the branches of Military Intelligence, including the civil rights…
The Syrian interim government met with members of Aleppo Local Council at the headquarters of the interim government in Gaziantep. The meeting was attended by Ministers of Communications, Health, Infrastructure, Local Administration, and members of the Executive Office of Finance and Services. The meeting discussed the relationship between the interim government and the local councils and the ways to organize the work of the departments of the various ministries in…
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