•On 11 and 14 January, two UN/ICRC/SARC convoys simultaneously delivered humanitarian assistance to Madaya/Bqine and Foah/Kafraya for 40,000 and 20,000 people under siege respectively.

•During these missions, UN/SARC/ICRC teams confirmed cases of severe malnutrition in Madaya and related deaths.

•5 people reportedly died of starvation since the 11 January convoy entered Madaya/Bqine.

•Several cases require urgent specialised care outside of Madaya. While 10 people were evacuated in the last days, approvals for the evacuation of others remains pending.

• More than 400 cases have been assessed. Mobile clinics and medical teams have been allowed in to treat those who can be treated inside.