UNICEF Warns of Deteriorating Situation in Aleppo

22 Aug 2016 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
NEW YORK, NY, United States

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has warned that ongoing fighting in the northern Syrian city of Aleppo has left 2 million people without access to safe drinking water.UNICEF spokesman Christophe Boulierac told reporters on August 19th that access to safe water in Aleppo “has continued to deteriorate over the past two weeks…the situation is particularly worsening for civilians living in eastern parts of the city where taps have gone dry and families have no safe water through the public network.”The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) has said that an estimated 250,000-275,000 people have been trapped in eastern Aleppo since early July...

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