UN aid trucks cross from Turkey to Syria

In the past couple of days aid trucks have been crossing the Turkish border into Syria bringing urgently needed supplies

In the past couple of days aid trucks have been crossing the Turkish border into Syria bringing urgently needed supplies

MARDIN - At least 20 humanitarian aid trucks sent by the UN have crossed the Turkish border into Syria bringing food, blankets, mattresses, family kits, hygiene kits, medicines and medical supplies.

The first eight trucks of the convoy have arrived at Qamishli in the far northeast of Syria and are being unloaded at UN warehouses there.

Four UN agencies are taking part in the convoy with the support of OCHA: the World Food Programme, the UN Refugee Agency, the UN Children’s Fund and the World Health Organization along with the International Organization for Migration.

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