UNHCR convoy brings first delivery of winter supplies to northern Syria

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A Syrian woman stands among displaced people waiting to receive clothes in the Azzas region. © REUTERS/Muzaffar Salman

A humanitarian aid convoy travelled to northern Syria this week, bringing blankets and tents to thousands of people who have been surviving in makeshift camps, the UN refugee agency (UNHCR) announced on Friday.

UNHCR says this marks the first time its staff were able to travel to the distant north-west of the country, where winter supplies are desperately needed.

Dianne Penn reports.

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