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GENEVA,Switzerland, 1 September 2015 (UNHCR) - This past weekend, UNHCR managed to deliver humanitarian aid to Horlivka and nearby areas in Eastern Ukraine not-controlled by the Government for the first time in several weeks. Thirteen UNHCR trucks carrying 260 metric tons of shelter materials and basic relief items travelled with support from WFP and partners and delivered reinforced plastic sheets, timber, plywood, roofing sheets, cement and other construction materials for acute and medium repairs, as well as basic relief items.