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Preface: Eastern Ghouta cities and towns have been subjected to one of the heaviest military campaigns[1] launched by the Syrian regular forces and their allies since February 18, 2018. These areas were bombarded with various types of weapons, being warplanes, helicopters or heavy artillery; all was interspersed with rockets loaded with incendiary materials (similar to incendiary phosphorous), which had been fired through rocket launchers. According to several sources, the rockets had been launched probably from the Syrian regime-held Hosh Nasri area, located on the northeast part of Eastern Ghouta.  ...
Preface: Hundreds of thousands of civilians trapped in Eastern Ghouta still live catastrophic humanitarian situations due to the continuation of the most violent military campaign[1] that the Syrian regular forces and its Russian allies have launched particularly on Eastern Ghouta since February 18, 2018. The violent shelling of Eastern Ghouta cities and towns with various types of weapons, that claimed hundreds of lives of civilian victims, pushed many people to hide in cellars, which lack the minimum conditions of life and for adequate housing, and pushed many as well to dig tunnels under their...
Update: In the 5th of March 2018 Syrian government officials removed trauma kits and surgical supplies from trucks that are part of an inter-agency convoy heading into the besieged Syrian enclave of eastern Ghouta, According to a World Health Organization (WHO) official who had this statement to Reuters:​ “All trauma (kits), surgical, dialysis sessions and insulin were rejected by security,” a WHO official said by email, adding that some 70 percent of the supplies loaded on its trucks leaving its warehouses had been removed during the inspection.   Preface:  About 400,000 people...