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New group of displaced persons transferred from Rukban to Homs in Syria

2019/04/14 | 09:35

(Hatha al-Youm | Iraq News)-

ERBIL, Kurdistan Region — A new batch of displaced people who were being sheltered at Rukban Camp in Jordan near the Iraq-Syria border arrived in eastern Homs on Saturday, state-run media and a humanitarian organization confirmed.The displaced persons, including mostly women, children, and the elderly, according to SANA, were transported via the al-Jalighem route to the Homs countryside.

The Syrian Arab Army assisted in the move, and SANA reported that the displaced persons will receive temporary residence after their biometric data is recorded and they are screened. Al Jazeera reported that Russia assisted with the transfer."Since the 18th of last February, @SYRedCrescent teams are waiting tirelessly on the only humanitarian exit for the families getting out of #Rukban #Camp. Working on shifts 24/7 to provide the needed assistance of relief items and primary health care," the Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC) tweeted on Friday.

1/2Since the 18th of last February, @SYRedCrescent teams are waiting tirelessly on the only humanitarian exit for the families getting out of #Rukban #Camp. Working on shifts 24/7 to provide the needed assistance of relief items and primary health care.#RukbanCamp #Syria pic.twitter.com/SsQBIVrNRi

— Syrian Red Crescent (@SYRedCrescent) April 12, 2019

SARC reported the convoy included 2,254 people who will live in "makeshift shelters in Homs" and the SARC will "provide more humanitarian services to alleviate their suffering."

Russia called for the United States to leave Al-Rukban Camp on April 7.  









The camp on the strategic tri-border region has sheltered some 50,000 Syrians during the conflict with the Islamic State (ISIS).

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) reported on April 7 that over the past 24 hours 1,700 people had left the camp. The camp on the strategic tri-border region has sheltered some 50,000 Syrians during the conflict with the Islamic State (ISIS).The United States says it will leave 200 forces at its nearby At Tanf garrison, where it trains tribal forces to fight the Islamic State (ISIS) group.The UN estimates around 400,000 people have been killed during the Syrian conflict. Half of all Syrians have been displaced at one time or another during the conflict.























































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