UN aid chief: aid will be transferred from Assad regime-controlled areas to opposition-held areas in northern Syria
The UN’s Emergency Relief Coordinator Martin Griffiths said on Monday that the rescue operations in Syria are coming to a close, and now there are urgent needs to provide shelters and food.
Martin announced that aid will be transferred from Assad regime-controlled areas to northwest Syria.
Martin arrived at Aleppo city earlier, and took a look on the reality of the neighborhoods affected by the devastating earthquake, according to the Assad regime’s media outlets.
Griffiths is working to open more crossings from Turkey to transport relief supplies due to earthquake that hit Syria last Monday, causing a massive humanitarian catastrophe.
The Turkish disaster and Emergency Management Authority (AFAD) announced on Monday that 2,724 aftershocks had been recorded since the earthquake that hit the Turkey at dawn last Monday.