ALEPPO EXPERIENCING MEDICAL CRISIS AS BEDS/SUPPLIES RUNNING LOW IN WAKE OF FIERCE BOMBARDMENT

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The besieged area of Aleppo has been under a fierce bombardment of airstrikes in the past week. Many doctors on the ground say it is the worst they have ever seen since the beginning of the crisis. Hospitals are running out of space and equipment and patients are being operated on and treated on hospital floors. Please click here to read the full press release. 

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FOUR UOSSM STAFF KILLED IN AN AIRSTRIKE AT MEDICAL TRIAGE POINT IN KHAN TOUMAN ALEPPO, SYRIA

Four UOSSM medics were killed after they were dispatched to triage civilian victims. Two nurses and two drivers were killed, and one nurse is in critical condition fighting for his life. Click here to read the full press release.

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CHOKING CHEMICAL WEAPONS ATTACK IN ALEPPO INJURES 128 INCLUDING 37 CHILDREN

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There was another chemical weapons attack in Aleppo on Tuesday September 6, 2016. Patients came to area hospitals with symptoms consistent with chlorine inhalation. Please click here to read the full press release.

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CONFIRMED CHEMICAL WEAPON ATTACK ON ALEPPO CITY LEAVES THREE DEAD AND TENS SEEKING TREATMENT IN AREA HOSPITALS

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It has been confirmed by the public relations office of the Aleppo Health Directorate that there was a chemical agent attack on Az-zibdieh in Aleppo city today 8:30 p.m. Damascus time. Three are confirmed dead including a woman and her son, and tens of victims are being treated at area hospitals. At least ten of the victims are under the age of 10, and 25 are under the age of five. Click here to read the full press release.

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ANOTHER HOSPITAL PUT OUT OF SERVICE IN IDLIB AFTER TARGETED AIR STRIKE; KILLING 13

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The Amal Charity Hospital was shut down after the destruction following the targeted air strikes on the facility. Four medical staff and nine civilians were killed. Click here to read the full press release.


THREE MEDICAL FACILITIES BOMBED IN ONE DAY THROUGHOUT SYRIA

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Three medical facilities throughout Syria have been attacked and shut down in the past six hours, causing massive damage, casualties and death. Today, just hours ago two hospitals and an autopsy forensics lab were targeted. The number of targeted medical facilities is on the rise. Click here to read the full press release.


Syria Relief Maternity Hospital Bombed In Idlib, Syria

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Another hospital was hit by an airstrike just a few hours ago. The Syrian Relief (UOSSM affiliate) maternity hospital, supported by Save the Children, is in Kafer Takhareem (Idlib). The hospital provides services to 1300 women and almost 300 deliveries a month. The nearest hospital to this area is 43 miles away, again depriving civilians of access to medical care. At least five civilians were killed and 13 wounded in the attack.

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DISTURBING IMAGE OF UNBORN BABY KILLED BY SHRAPNEL EMERGES FROM ALMOST ENTIRELY BESIEGED ALEPPO

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A disturbing image emerged amidst the rubble of an almost entirely besieged area in Aleppo. The image (too graphic to show) shows a paramedic holding the dead body of an unborn baby that was killed by shrapnel through his mother’s body. Both his mother and father along with several civilians were killed in the attack. Click here to read the full press release. 


HEALTHCARE DEPARTMENT SHUT DOWN AFTER TARGETED AIRSTRIKES IN IDLIB

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After a major bombardment on the Idlib province the Healthcare Department was shut down due to damage from targeted, repeated airstrikes.

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Airstrikes Destroy Al-Shefaa Hospital in Idlib

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Another hospital was put out of service today after being struck and completely destroyed by an airstrike in Idlib, Syria at 11:40 a.m. Among the three casualties was one child; many others were also wounded. Please click here to read the full press release.



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