Medical aid include supplies for chronic diseases, pregnant women; ICRC expresses ‘extreme concern’ over lack of food, water in Yarmouk camp.
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GENEVA (Reuters) – The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) said on Thursday it had delivered its first medical supplies in a year to Palestinian refugees living in a camp in the Damascus suburb of Yarmouk in Syria. Around 20,000 people are believed to be living in Yarmouk, once home to hundreds of thousands of Palestinian refugees and Syrian nationals, where food and water supplies are now scarce. The camp is caught between Syrian government forces and opposition forces including al-Nusra. …
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