Briefing by Russian Centre for Reconciliation of Opposing Sides in Syria (April 10, 2019)
Peaceful settlement of the conflict and rendering of comprehensive assistance are the main vectors of work in the Syrian Arab Republic.
Representatives of the Russian Centre for Reconciliation carried out two humanitarian actions in the settlements of Ashrafiya, Aleppo province, and Arbin, Damascus province. People received 1,000 food sets.
In total, since the Russian Centre for Reconciliation started settlement process, it carried out 2,096 humanitarian actions. The total weight of humanitarian cargo delivered amounts to 3,333.7 tones.
As part of the implementation of the decree of the President of the Syrian Arab Republic, the Syrian authorities continue to work on amnesty for those who evade from military service, including those among refugees and former members of illegal armed groups. As for April 9, 2019, in total 57,477 were granted amnesty.
Social infrastructure is being recovered. Total recovered 154 medical and 842 educational institutions 31,531 house. Besides, 1,030.2 km of roads have been repaired.
In order to prevent a humanitarian disaster in the Rukban refugee camp, a humanitarian corridor and the Jleb mobile checkpoint are set up, where also specially formed columns of buses are also sent for the voluntary and unimpeded return of temporarily displaced persons from the al-Tanf area to the places of their permanent residence.
The Syrian government guarantees the security of temporarily displaced persons and a simplified procedure for the restoration of documents. There are also centres for temporary accommodation for refugees.
According to a refugee who managed to flee the al-Hol camp located in the territory controlled by the US-led international coalition, the camp is suffering disastrous humanitarian situation.
The daily death toll has reached 10-20 people. Including children. So, in the last week seven children died of inhumane living conditions due to a shortage of medicines and food. The total number of children who died in the camp of Al-Hol increased up to 235.
We urge international organizations to take action to assist and alleviate human suffering in the camp, which has become one of the largest in the area east of the Euphrates and across Syria.
Despite the ceasefire regime being established throughout the country, there are still cases of ceasefire regime violation by illegal armed formations in the Idlib de-escalation zone.
Over the past day, terrorists have attacked Tall-al-Maktal in Idlib province, Hamdaniyah in Hama province, and Safsafa in Latakia province.