You can feel the tension in the streets. Instead of focusing on celebrating #Eid with their families, people are stocking up on food and fuel to survive.
They fear a siege.
Today the streets are nearly empty.
People live in slums in the outskirts surviving on bread crumbs they find in the garbage. With the little money they do have, they buy cooking oil in plastic bags - just enough to cook 1 meal a day.
Just outside of our office is a dirt patch where children play football casually under the sound of gunfire and airstrikes.
Families - especially those who have young children with heart or kidney disease - come to us asking for help with their surgeries.
The ICRC is concerned for those who were displaced already and might have to flee a second time.