Humanitarian aid has arrived in the besieged Syrian town of Madaya. And the world is finally getting an idea of just how badly it was needed. Relief workers say at least 30 people have died of starvation and 4-hundred more need urgent evacuation.
The evacuation of fighters and civilians from four besieged Syrian towns has resumed after a deadly weekend bombing. Some 30,000 people should be moved as part of the deal.
Thousands of civilians in southwest Syria have been evacuated from besieged rebel-held towns. DW spoke to a young evacuee who now finally feels safe while he marvels at the semblance of a normal life in Idlib.
The holdups in aid have been due to the Syrian government's overly complex approval process, a UN official said. However, he praised the ongoing ceasefire as 'a glimmer of hope.'
Shiites in two northern Syrian towns are being evacuated in exchange for moving Sunni rebels and civilians out of two others. More than 30,000 people are expected to be evacuated under the deal.
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