||<p>DFID-funded partners continue to assess and respond to needs across Aleppo city.
Significant numbers of those displaced by the fighting at the end of last year are
returning to the east of the city. The UN assesses that there is an urgent need for
water and electricity, in addition to food, medicine, shelter and protection support.
In the west of the city, our humanitarian partners are providing a range of support
to around 398,000 internally displaced persons. Across the city, mains water supply
is intermittent due to damage to the Al Khafseh water station. DFID-funded partners
are trucking water into Aleppo, installing water tanks, and repairing existing deep