“We are preparing for the worst,” says Ahmed Mahmoud.

It has been almost 24 hours since a ceasefire came into effect in parts of Syria.

Thankfully it seems to be holding with no reports of casualties since sunset last night.

Below is an interview with Ahmed Mahmoud, who is working for Islamic Relief on the Turkey/Syria border, who was interviewed this morning on BBC World Service about the impact of the ceasefire on the access to besieged areas and the delivery of humanitarian aid.

 

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