SYRIA (OBSERVATORY) – Over 1.2 thousand refugees returned to their homes in Syria over the past day, the chief of the Russian Center for reconciliation of the warring parties in Syria, Major-General Yury Yevtushenko, said at a briefing.
“Over the past day, 190 people have returned to their homes in Homs province, 520 people are in the province of Deir ez Zor (on the eastern bank of the Euphrates River), and 580 people to East Ghouta,” he said.
Evtushenko added that the priority areas of the Russian Center’s activities are the creation of conditions for improving the humanitarian situation, rendering medical aid to the needy population and meeting the urgent needs of Syrian citizens.
He also said that the Center held a charity event in the Marrat locality of Deir ez Zor province, during which the population was given clothes. The residents of the village of Aaliyah in the same province delivered drinking water.
Also, according to Yevtushenko, Russian military doctors rendered medical assistance to 62 Syrians for 24 hours, including 20 children.
“With the full support of the Russian Center for the Reconciliation of Warring Parties and the Government of the Syrian Arab Republic, 59,583 residents of Eastern Huti returned to their homes from refugee camps and temporarily displaced persons,” the CPAF chief said.