NOVEMBER WITNESSES AN ALARMING RISE OF DELIBERATE AND INDISCRIMINATE ATTACKS ON HOSPITALS INTENSIFYING THE SUFFERING OF THE SYRIAN PEOPLE

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There has been a major increase in the indiscriminate and deliberate targeting of hospitals and healthcare facilities in November. In the past week at least eight hospitals have been attacked, some more than once, causing major damage and putting many out of service. Two medical staff were killed and at least 16 medical personnel, including doctors and nurses have been injured. Please click here to read the full press release.


UOSSM MEDICAL FACILITY SHELLED IN HOMS, SYRIA KILLING THREE PATIENTS

A UOSSM Primary Health Care Center in the Homs suburbs was shelled yesterday, killing three patients, critically wounding two others and heavily damaging the structure. Please click here to read the full press release.


UOSSM SUPPORTED HOSPITAL SERIOUSLY DAMAGED IN AIRSTRIKE

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A major hospital was hit by airstrikes and seriously damaged in the besieged area of Aleppo just hours ago, at approximately 4 p.m. Damascus time. No fatalities were reported and 35 patients were transferred to another medical facility. Please click here to read the full press release.


ONE OF SYRIA’S MOST SECURE HOSPITALS PUT OUT OF SERVICE AFTER TARGETED AIR STRIKES

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Even hospitals built inside of caves are not safe in Syria. Today the “Cave Hospital” or “Dr. Hasan Al-Araj Hospital” was put out of service in Hama, Syria today. Click here to read the full press release.

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TWO ALEPPO HOSPITALS BOMBED SAME DAY AS AID WORKER STRIKE

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Two major hospitals were bombed today leaving them out of service, this coincides with a planned work strike (non-emergency only)  today by doctors, medical staff and humanitarians for three hours in Syria (2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Damascus time)  to protest against the continued targeting of medical facilities and health professionals. Please click here to read the full press release.


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.



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