Today marks the two-year anniversary of the start of the civil war in
Jane-Ann McKenna, Of MSF Ireland writes:
The Syrian population is faced with a conflict of extremeviolence and a humanitarian situation of catastrophic proportions: the health system has collapsed; food shortages are commonplace, and waterand electricity supply is disrupted; Medical aid is being targeted,hospitals destroyed and medical personnel have been captured.
The short video above, taken behind the lines in opposition held areas of Syria, demonstrates the suffering many women, children and elderly continue to endure. Médecins Sans Frontières / Doctors Without Borders (MSF) has launched a Syria Emergency Appeal today and we would really appreciate your support to publicise it.