MATERNITY AND CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL AMONG THE LATEST CASUALTIES OF STRING OF AIRSTRIKES ON TARGETED MEDICAL FACILITIES
While people all over the world were celebrating Christmas, a string of attacks on hospitals continued. The latest victim was a maternity and children’s hospital was in Azzaz in the suburbs of Aleppo and is now out of service due to damage sustained from the strike. This hospital provided deliveries for over 260 patients a month that will now have to deliver elsewhere. 10 civilians that were in the area were also killed.
This is the latest in a string of attacks on medical facilities that seem to be happening on an almost daily basis for the past month. Click here to read the full press release.Read more
OVER 50 AIRSTRIKES IN EASTERN GHOUTA ON SUNDAY LEAVING AT LEAST 96 CIVILIANS DEAD INCLUDING 42 CHILDREN
There were over 50 airstrikes on Sunday that shook the infrastructure of Eastern Ghouta over 96 civilians are confirmed dead with at least 42 of them are children, and over 300 are injured. Many medical facilities were hit and there is a critical shortage of medical supplies including anesthesia, IV fluids, pain medicine, and antibiotics. To read the press release click here.