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Syria: Over 2,000 civilians leave besieged town near Damascus

Over the last 24 hours, the Syrian authorities have allowed more than 2,000 women, children and elderly men to leave Moaddamiyah, a besieged town in Rural Damascus. With support from the ICRC, the Syrian Arab Red Crescent has been providing those who left the town with emergency relief, including food and water. Despite this very positive development, the ICRC remains extremely concerned about the people still in Moaddamiyah, who have little or no access to food or medical care.

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