Humanitarian

Tuesday 4 April 2017

SAVE THE CHILDREN CALLS FOR IMMEDIATE INVESTIGATION INTO ALLEGED CHEMICAL ATTACK IN IDLIB

Save the Children is appalled by what appears to be a series of chemical attacks today in Idlib, which once again have had devastating and deadly consequences for children and families. 
 
Medics in Khan Sheikhoun told the charity nearly a third of the casualties they have seen are children, presenting at hospitals pale and unconscious or struggling to breathe after rockets were dropped from the air. 
 

Sunday 26 March 2017

JOINT NGO BRIEFING: BRUSSELS SYRIA CONFERENCE

Today more than ever, the international community must share responsibility and stand firmly in support of Syria’s civilian population. It is clear however that the aid response, as vital as it is, will only go so far and cannot fully address the needs of Syrian communities to be free from violence and the violations of international human rights (IHRL) and humanitarian law (IHL) that characterize the conflict.

Wednesday 22 March 2017

AT LEAST 10,000 PEOPLE DISPLACED IN LAST 24 HOURS DUE TO SIGNIFICANT ESCALATION IN SYRIA FIGHTING

Children are being killed and injured in a major escalation of fighting around Hama, Idlib and Damascus, with thousands of families fleeing in the past 24 hours. 
 
Save the Children has been forced to suspend schools and other non-emergency programming, and to turn its primary healthcare clinics into makeshift hospitals to treat the injured.

Monday 13 March 2017

6 STORIES FOR 6 YEARS: ANNIVERSARY PHOTO SERIES BY NICK BALLON AND ALMA HASER VISUALISES TOXIC PSYCHOLOGICAL IMPACT OF THE WAR ON SYRIA'S CHILDREN

Images and case studies can be downloaded here
Animations can be downloaded here

Monday 6 March 2017

SYRIAN CHILDREN FACE GROWING MENTAL HEALTH CRISIS, NEW REPORT REVEALS

Major research project by Save the Children finds widespread evidence of 'toxic stress' and mental health issues among children inside Syria, as experts warn the psychological damage could be irreversible

 

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