Restoring east Aleppo’s crippled clinics
Original story at UNHCR• 4 mentions • 6 months ago
UNHCR 6 months ago
By: Scott Craig|9 January 2017 ALEPPO, Syria – Hollowed-out shells are all that remain of much of east Aleppo – rubble and twisted piles of concrete are everywhere. It is still extremely dangerous – with risks from unexploded ordnance in some areas further complicating the humanitarian effort. Basic services including schools, water and healthcare facilities are also badly-hit – and will need extensive reconstruction to begin breathing life back into east Aleppo. On 3 January, Sajjad Malik, UNHCR’s Country Representative in Syria, along with the Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC) visited the Sakhour clinic in east Aleppo. UNHCR began assisting ...