Every food delivery in a war zone like Aleppo or Mosul is difficult. But some are especially hard.
This delivery in west Mosul was one of the especially hard ones.
We had a plan. Our team was ready, volunteers were in position, security checked out. And then we got the call… things were changing on the ground. People were moving, communities we planned to visit had already gotten food, and the true need—the people who needed help most desperately—they were closer in, nearer to the frontline.