Note from me: it is difficult to come up with the right words to descry the despair of refugees. You saw my posted pics here and the segment we did FOX NEWS CHANNEL on Reverend Graham and Samaritan’s Purse humanitarian relief in the camps. The story below is from the New York Times. Children are suffering…dying.
Information about the picture: A woman comforted her baby Sunday at a hospital in the Sakhour district of Aleppo, Syria, after both were injured by what activists said was a barrel bomb. Credit Hosam Katan/Reuters
Report Cites ‘Devastating Toll’ on Health of Syria’s Children
By RICK GLADSTONEMARCH 9, 2014
The Syrian civil war’s impact on the health of Syria’s children is far more insidious than has been widely understood, a leading children’s advocacy group reported Sunday, with large numbers dying or at risk from chronic and preventable diseases that have flourished because the country’s public health system has basically collapsed.
In a report timed to coincide with the third year of the conflict, the group, Save the Children, said the effects of untreated illnesses on Syrian children were only partly reflected in the documented statistics. They show that at least 1.2 million children have fled to neighboring countries, that 4.3 million in Syria need humanitarian assistance and that more than 10,000 have died in the violence.
“It is not just the bullets and the shells that are killing and maiming children,” said the report,