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Other Groups Supporting the Children of Syria

A number of other groups are helping to support the children of Syria. They include:

Mercy Corps
Doctors Without Borders
Union of Syrian Medical Relief Organisations
Syrian British Medical Society
Karam Foundation
Hand in Hand for Syria
War Child International
Doctors of the World UK

See our complete list now.

Half a Million Syrians With War Injuries

“The World Health Organization estimates there are now half a million Syrians with war injuries…”
Syria’s Assault on Doctors / New York Review of Books, 3 November 2013

Doctors Fleeing Syria

stethoscope“At the beginning of 2011, there were more than 30,000 doctors practicing in Syria. Now, more than 16,000 doctors have fled, and many of those left are in hiding.”
Syria’s Assault on Doctors / New York Review of Books, 3 November 2013

Syrian Civil War Leaves Health Services in Tatters

“Almost two-thirds of the nation’s hospitals have been badly damaged or destroyed, 92 percent of the ambulances in affected areas are out of service, and the vast majority of the nation’s doctors, nurses and other health workers have fled or have been killed. The few health care facilities that remain generally have no fuel, electricity or water…”

See the article at the San Francisco Gate.