The command of the Syrian armed forces announced a 48-hour cease-fire in the city of Daraa. Six years ago, the use of force against demonstrations in this village was the beginning of the civil war.
It is assumed that the ceasefire would not only stall the fierce fighting that engulfed the city in recent days, but will deliver in Daraa humanitarian assistance. However, local activists recognize – the hope that a little bit.
According to them, even after the conclusion of agreements providing for the evacuation of militants from isolated enclaves of humanitarian aid there practically does not arrive. Moreover, it is not organized for two days.
Meanwhile, UNICEF warns that about 9.000.000 Syrian children, both in Syria itself and in neighbouring countries, may be left without needed assistance. The reason for this is lack of funds.
Agency for child protection reported that the requested $ 1.4 billion. But not more than 25% of this amount.