The United Nations says it is working to deliver aid from several neighboring countries to rebel-held areas in Syria.

In a joint statement, UN Humanitarian chief, the heads of World Food Program and UN children's agency said that a resolution adopted by the UN Security Council to this effect is breakthrough in their efforts to get aid to Syrians in need.

They hoped to reach 2.9 million needy people for which supplies have already been position for the first conveys.

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