(AFP) – Desperately needed humanitarian assistance entered a besieged rebel-held town near Syria ‘s capital on Sunday, the Red Cross said, in the first aid deliveries there in nearly three months. The International Committee of the Red Cross said a joint operation with the United Nations had brought in 24 trucks full of humanitarian relief to Douma. ICRC spokeswoman Ingy Sedky told AFP the deliveries included medicine, food parcels and nutrition items for 21,500 people. “The last delivery to Douma was on August 17,” Sedky confirmed.