The UN has suspended all aid convoys heading into Syria in the wake of the attacks, a devastating blow to the progress that was made last week during the seven-day ceasefire that offered a glimmer of hope to ensure aid would be safely allowed to move in Syria.
“It appears we have taken two steps backwards on the path towards peace in Syria. This is simply shameful,” added Brid Kennedy.
Concern is delivering clean water and sanitation to over 200,000 civilians inside Syria as well as distributing food baskets with the support of local partners on the ground. It is also delivering humanitarian aid to a further 122,000 Syrian refugees in Turkey and Lebanon providing clean water and sanitation and food, through an e-voucher system.
CEO of Concern Dominic MacSorley who is attending the UN General Assembly in New York this week, added: