UN STARTS PROVIDING EXCEPTIONAL AID TO MOST NEEDY IN SYRIA VIA JORDAN
AMMAN, Jordan, The United Nations said, on Sunday, that, it started delivering exceptional aid to the most impoverished Syrians inside Syria, via Jordan.
The aid, including foodstuff and medical supplies, is exceptional and will be provided for one time, which meant to save the lives of hundreds of thousands of Syrians inside Syria, according to the UN statement.
The UN office in Amman, said that, a total of 369 trucks, laden with more than 11,200 tonnes of humanitarian aid, will enter Syria, to deliver aid to more than 650,000 Syrians inside Syria.
The supplies are sufficient for one month only.
The delivery will last for four months and the aid will be delivered via the recently opened Jaber Nasib border crossing.
Several UN agencies will take part in the aid delivery.
The United Nations Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator in Jordan, Anders Pedersen, said that, the aid delivery is one of the largest logistic operations, that seek to reduce the suffering of the Syrians.
He voiced his appreciation for Jordan, for allowing the entry of the aid via its territories.
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