The inter-agency aid operation will bring food, sanitation and hygiene supplies, nutrition and health assistance to Rukban. Some 10,000 children will be vaccinated against Measles, Polio and other deadly diseases.
Since 1 April, the number of displaced people tops 190,000, nearly 20,000 fled last month alone. Humanitarian situation has been significantly deteriorating inside the city, protection for trapped civilians remains of high concern.
Despite the progress, there are families that are still living in shelters. "We need to continue working to ensure the recovery of these families, so they are able to have their homes again and re-establish their livelihoods,” said IFRC.