VIDEO: 11-year-old Girl Speaks about Life in Besieged Syrian Town
VIDEO: 11-year-old Girl Speaks about Life in Besieged Syrian Town
MADAYA, Syria—Our colleagues in Syria spoke with a brave, 11-year-old girl who had just been evacuated from Madaya, Syria, one of several cities in Syria that are under siege. Her family remains trapped in the city.

SOS Children’s Villages in Syria visited Madaya on Jan. 14 to conduct an initial assessment of the health and wellbeing of the children in the besieged city. Our staff in Syria is in now the process of making arrangements to move children without parental care to one of our two interim care centers in Damascus. The centers serve children who have separated from their parents because of the war.

 

This brave girl from Madaya talked to our colleagues in Syria about the horrors of life under siege...

Posted by SOS Children's Villages - USA on Thursday, January 21, 2016


For more information about what our colleagues witnessed in Madaya on Jan. 14, click here for a Q&A with Abeer Pamuk, our communications advisor in Syria.

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Comments
Andrea Hobright
I know that food was not getting into Madaya and that people were starving to death. If you can get into Madaya why can't they get food in? How is Damascus any more safe than Madaya. It is a big city yes, but aren't they bombing in Damascus also?
2/12/2016 11:24:17 PM

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