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The local council in the city of Dara’a appealed to all human rights and international organizations to take urgent actions to relieve residents of the city and force the Assad regime and its allies to stop their fierce onslaught on the city. In a press release issued on Monday, the council said that the ongoing bombardment destroyed infrastructure and put all field hospitals in the city out of service, stressing…
The Assad regime is using internationally banned weapons in its onslaught on the city of Dara’a, causing civilian casualties and widespread destruction to vital civilian facilities. Activists said that the Assad regime forces stepped up their military campaign on Sunday and targeted populated areas with more than 20 napalm-filled barrel bombs. The bombing mainly targeted residential buildings and vital civilian facilities. Activists added that the bombing set fire to dozens…
Assistance Coordination Unit (ACU) announced the outbreak of polio in Syria as it appealed to the United Nations and the Turkish authorities to provide assistance to eradicate the infectious disease which threatens children in Syria. "It is sad to know today that polio re-emerged to paralyze our children living under siege after we thought we had eradicated this epidemic once and for all," ACU said in a statement. The Unit…
The Syrian Interim Government (SIG), in cooperation with Homs provincial local council and Assistance Coordination Unit (ACU), managed to provide drinking water for residents of the besieged town of Talbeesa in rural Homs. The town suffered water outage resulting from bombardment by regime forces on pumping stations and declining groundwater reserves in the area. SIG resupplied the town located 11 km to the north of Homs with drinking water through…
Members of the Syrian Coalition’s political committee discussed the latest field and humanitarian developments in the ​​Houla plain area in rural Homs. The discussions took place during a teleconference with the Unified Local Council in the Houla area on Friday. The meeting came as part of the reform program and plans developed by the new leadership of the Coalition headed by President Riad Seif to follow-up on the situation on…
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