Statement attributable to Hanaa Singer, UNICEF Representative in Syria on the besieged area of Madaya

DAMASCUS, 15 January 2016 – “UNICEF welcomes the access granted to trapped children this week and can confirm that cases of severe malnutrition were found among children in the besieged Syrian town of Madaya following our participation in the second joint UN/Syrian Arab Red Crescent/ICRC humanitarian mission to the area on Thursday[1]. “UNICEF is particularly […]

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UNICEF humanitarian supplies reach children under siege in Madaya

On Monday, January 11th 2016, A UNICEF team took part in the humanitarian convoy that delivered the much needed aid for children and families in Madaya. UNICEF delivered therapeutic food, multiple micro-nutrients, high energy biscuits and other nutrition supplies for the treatment of severe and acute malnutrition.  

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