eastern ghouta

  • April 9, 2018

    Following a period of relative calm in Syria's Eastern Ghouta, the UN Secretary-General António Guterres has expressed deep concern over renewed violence in Douma, particularly the alarming allegations that chemical weapons may have been used against civilians.

  • March 12, 2018

    The United Nations and partners reached the Syrian city of Douma in Eastern Ghouta on 9 March 2018 to complete the distribution of food aid after intense shelling cut short deliveries to the war-torn enclave earlier in the week.

  • March 8, 2018

    After multiple attempts in recent weeks to gain humanitarian access to Eastern Ghouta, the International Committee of the Red Cross has reached the town of Douma as part of a joint aid convoy with the Syrian Arab Red Crescent and the United Nations.