Evacuation of besieged Syrian city continues

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Volunteers from SARC were able to evacuate those needing medical attention from Yarmouk camp. – IFRC

The evacuation of people from the besieged city of Homs in Syria is continuing on Monday.

The Syrian Arab Red Crescent working with the United Nations said it had brought 700 people out of the city over the past two days and had been able to deliver aid to some families.

Homs has been largely cut off from the outside world during much of the three year civil war in Syria.

Basma Baghal asked Khaled Erksoussi, the Head of Operations at the Syrian Arab Red Crescent about the situation in city.

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