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In pictures - Water shortages and poor sanitation in displaced communities

A woman collecting washing at the Al Adlieh shelter in Rural Damascus, Syria. Living in close quarters with many other families makes it essential to keep clothes and bedding clean to prevent the risk of skin diseases and lice. The Syrian Arab Red Crescent have installed water tanks at this shelter.  Ibrahim Malla/IFRC   A woman waiting with her daughter for the Syrian Arab Red Crescent doctors at the...

A lack of water and sanitation in displaced communities leads to a rise in communicable diseases

A lack of water and sanitation in displaced communities leads to a rise in communicable diseases

Polluted water supplies, hot weather and serious water shortages are bringing the threat of disease to vulnerable communities in Syria.

A new environment creates new challenges for psychosocial support specialists

A new environment creates new challenges for psychosocial support specialists

This psychosocial support centre Dweila, Damascus, first opened in 2008 to help refugees fleeing Iraq. Now, while it still supports Iraqi, Somalia and Palestinian refugees, the centre has seen a big increase of Syrian people needing help.

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  • Vice-President: Dr. Mohamed Walid SANKARI
  • Treasurer: Dr. Issam SHALHOUB
  • Member: Dr. Ghassan SHUBAT
  • Member: Dr. Rafif MOUSA
  • General Director: Mr Marwan ABDULLAH

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