Syrians trapped in their besieged towns could die as they face continued lack of food and water
GENEVA, Switzerland (Feb. 29, 2016) — The United Nations (UN) human rights chief on Monday, February 29, warned that thousands of people risk dying of starvation in besieged areas in Syria where nearly half a million remain trapped.
The health infrastructure of the war-torn country ‘has been decimated,’ says the organization
BEIRUT, Lebanon (Feb. 18, 2016) — More than 60 health facilities in Syria supported by the Doctors Without Borders (MSF) charity were hit in attacks last year, with a dozen completely destroyed, the group said Thursday, February 18.
‘The highest need and the best humanitarian response is for the bombing to stop’
BEIRUT, Lebanon (Feb. 10, 2016) — The United Nations urged Turkey to let in tens of thousands of Syrians fleeing a regime offensive around Aleppo on Tuesday, February 9, adding to calls for Russia to end air strikes ahead of fresh peace efforts.
Up to 20 people are forced to stay inside each tent – meant for 7 only – at refugee camps
BEIRUT, Lebanon (Feb. 9, 2016) — Camps for the displaced along Syria’s border with Turkey are at full capacity, aid workers say, as tens of thousands flee a major government offensive in Aleppo province.