The scale of the mass human exodus in Aleppo has been captured in remarkable TV footage.
Thousands of Syrians were filmed streaming along the city streets, carrying babies in arms and pushing the elderly and injured in wheelchairs, as Assad forces close in on taking full control of the city.
Syrian TV cameras filmed the refugees walking through an area of the city long held by government forces, with whatever possessions they could carry.
The International Committee for the Red Cross has appealed for all sides to spare civilian life as the Syrian army advances towards the last few districts still held by rebel fighters.
Tens of thousands of civilians desperate to leave Aleppo were left stranded for 48 hours over the weekend after a ceasefire deal broke down.
Dubbed the People's Convoy, aid workers intend to take medical supplies to a new children's hospital in Syria.
Watch all of ITV News correspondent Dan Rivers' reports on the end of the battle for Eastern Aleppo and the evacuation from the city.