—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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