Aid convoy enters the eastern Ghouta in the wake of a massive road and air bombardment east of Damascus and in its Ghouta • The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights
The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

Aid convoy enters the eastern Ghouta in the wake of a massive road and air bombardment east of Damascus and in its Ghouta

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights learned that the convoy of humanitarian assistance that was parked in al-Wafedin camp area adjacent to Douma area at the outskirts of the Eastern Ghouta has entered the eastern Ghouta, where the 22-trucks-convoy has entered Douma city which is the stronghold of Jaysh al-Islam, and entry of this convoy came after the continuous shelling by the regime forces since morning on the outskirts of the capital and in the Eastern Ghouta, where the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitored the fall of more than 22 shells on places in Beit Nayem town in Al-Marj area, which is controlled by Jaysh al-Islam, also the regime forces launched a shell on area in Arbin city, while the warplanes targeted areas in Zamalka city which is the stronghold of Rahman Corps in the Eastern Ghouta which caused injuries, also these warplanes carried out 5 raids at least on areas in Jobar neighbourhood and on the outskirts of Ein Tarma, no information about casualties, amid clashes of varying violence between the regime forces and militiamen loyal to them against Rahman Corps in areas in the vicinity of AlMotahalik AlJanobi from the sides of Jobar and Ein Tarma.

The Syrian Observatory published 2 days ago that a young man died in the Eastern Ghouta as a result of his poor health situation, and in the details obtained by the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, the young man is from Hammuriyya city and he died due to the lack of medicine and necessary treatment for his condition, and also due to the lack of medical supplies needed to save him, because of the siege on the Eastern Ghouta, and by his death; he became the 4th person to die within 20 days, and the Syrian Observatory published that a child died in Douma city, the stronghold of Jaysh al-Islam in the Eastern Ghouta, as a result of poor health situation, lack of food and treatment because of the siege Imposed on the eastern Ghouta, and this child is added to the list of casualties who have died as a result of the same conditions and circumstances, also the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights documented weeks ago that the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights has documented, through several medical and local sources, a severe shortage and non-existent of most of the vaccines, particularly the measles and tuberculosis vaccines, also the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitored a severe shortage and non-existent of anesthetics and sterilities, and the medicine of cardiology, tuberculosis, blood pressure as well as the dialysis materials, the surgical supplies and other medical materials, while about 260 civilians including children and female citizens, are suffering from worsening health conditions as a result of malnutrition, shortages and lack of medication, lack of adequate treatment and lack of many medical specialties to treat patients.

Medical and local sources confirmed that those 260 patients are in need for urgent and immediate transfer to hospitals and medical centers outside the Eastern Ghouta in order to receive treatment, in an effort to save their lives and they don’t face the fate of tens of children and citizens of the Eastern Ghouta; who died after affected by their bad health condition and the lack of medicine and treatment necessary to save their lives.

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights published on the 22nd of October 2017 that the Eastern Ghouta hunger revolution didn’t achieve its objectives for those who carried it out, and the disease started to fiercely attack their bodies, while the bits that the attackers have sacked from warehouses of the stored food could not repel the disease attack, thus, the delay of the food and medicine, even by storing it local councils and the Relief Organizations inside the besieged Al-Ghouta, or by preventing the entry of any aid by the regime forces since about 3 months, resulted in the lack of foodstuffs stored by citizens, and the high prices in a crazy way in the markets where they are available.

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitored during the past 24 hours, the return of deaths due to the malnutrition and, lack of medicine and the shortage of treatment needed for the emergency, in which a child in Mudayra town died as a result of the drop of his health condition and the lack of medicine, then and after few hours a child girl from Kafr Batna town died for similar reasons, while many other children and citizens are still suffer from bad health conditions that need to immediate medicine and treatment.

And the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitored on the 20th of October 2017, that an unprecedented situation of attacking by hundreds of Syrian citizens in the besieged Eastern Ghouta on warehouses contain stored foodstuffs, and in the details monitored and obtained by the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights: about 2000 citizens attacked a warehouse of the Unified Relief Office in Hammuriyyeh town in the Eastern Ghouta, where the citizens took a ton and a half of the stored food, also the Syrian Observatory learned that tens of people attacked after midnight of yesterday a warehouse of Rif Dimashq Province in Hammuriyyeh town, where the warehouse contains 80 tons of sugar, which is almost lost from the markets in the Eastern Ghouta.