On 11 January 2015, Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC) teams of volunteers were able to access Madaya, Kefraya, and Fouaa to provide essential relief to the people of these besieged towns. SARC dispatched 44 trucks from Damascus to Madaya from Damascus, and 21 trucks from Homs to Fouaa and Kefraya, carrying Red Crescent relief items as well as aid provided by other partners including WFP, WHO and ICRC.
The relief provided included blankets, food parcels, nutritional items such as high-energy biscuits and peanut butter, as well as medical supplies. More information is available on www.sarc.sy.
00:00 Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC) title card.
00:05 SARC trucks carrying relief items towards Madaya as they leave Damascus
00:39 A SARC volunteer talks to a child with bread in her hand on the outskirts of Madaya.
00:45 SARC vehicles, including truck-loads of relief items enter Madaya.
00:52 SARC trucks (44) carrying relief items arrive in Madaya and park for unloading.
00:57 SARC relief items, provided by Movement partners including German Red Cross, are unloaded in Madaya for distribution to those in need.
01:04 SARC volunteers walk between vehicles in Madaya.
01:09 SARC volunteers inside a SARC truck unloading blankets provided by Movement partners including the ICRC.
01:25 Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC) title card.