Trapped between rebels and air raids, civilians in Eastern Ghouta face chaos

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Aron Lund provides this helpful article about the humanitarian situation in Eastern Ghouta and the shelters in Damascus. One aspect that is interesting in particular: Based on the circulating data, approximately 200,000 people lived in Eastern Ghouta before the latest government offensive started. These are only rough numbers, but it appears that the UNs estimation of 392,000 inhabitants was exaggerated.

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