18 January 2016

Humanitarian Convoy Syria Madaya WFP/Mohamad Bakkar

Humanitarian Convoy Syria Madaya WFP/Mohamad Bakkar

In the midst of a harsh and rainy winter season, on Monday 11 January, the Syria Logistics Cluster worked closely with the Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC) in coordinating the logistics aspects of the Joint Humanitarian Convoy to the besieged location of Madaya. Over 900 cubic meters of food rations, blankets, nutrition supplies, and medical items were transported via this convoy, which is the first part of three planned convoys to this location. The residents of Madaya were hungry and cold, and in desperate need of life-saving aid. The beneficiaries themselves helped in offloading due to the urgency... READ MORE