GENEVA (Sputnik) — In April, the number if the civilians to whom the humanitarian aid was delivered stood at 450,725.
"Since the beginning of 2016, the UN and partners successfully delivered multi-sectoral assistance through inter-agency operations, reaching nearly 561,000 civilians in beseiged, hard-to-reach and other priority cross-line locations with dire humanitarian needs," UNOCHA said in a statement.
There have been 54 convoys and eight World Food Program (WFP)-led air drops since the beginning of the year. The aid is mainly delivered to Idleb, Damascus, Homs, Aleppo and Deir-ez Zor provinces.
According to the United Nations, about 4.6 million of people are in need of unconditional, unimpeded and sustained humanitarian access in the crisis-torn country.