“Today, more than 400 food sets have been issued to the civilian population, consisting of essential products: flour, cereals, tea, sugar,” RIA Novosti Mitrokhin quotes.

It is specified that the local authorities have compiled in advance lists of families in greatest need of assistance.

Earlier, the head of the CPVS department of the Khmeimim airbase, Aleksey Dmitriev, said that the Russian military had transferred humanitarian aid to the children of the Shamiya settlement in the Latakia province.