Russia provided humanitarian aid to Daraa province

29.05.2017, Syria.

Russian coordination center on Khmeimim Airbase delivered humanitarian aid to residents of the village of Karfa in Daraa province, reported the Secretary of Daraa Province Administration Muhammad Heir Abu Zeid to Syrian Arab News Agency (SANA).

The Secretary of Province Administration said that 435 food baskets were distributed in the village of Karfa. Humanitarian aid was provided to displaced persons, the poor, and to the families of the deceased.The Secretary noted that local residents defended their village from terrorists from the very first days, that is why their village has become a safe shelter to many citizens who escaped from bandits from adjacent territories.

Civil war in Syria lasts since 2011. According to the UN data, more than 220 thousands people died in the armed conflict. According to the Russian Ministry’s of Foreign Affairs assessment, the total number of Syrian refugees in the world accounts to 4.6 million people, the number of internally displaced persons accounts to more than 7.5 million people, and 13.5 million people are in need of urgent help.

Source: Rossa Primavera News Agency

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