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The operating room of the Farmix field hospital. (Photo: Yaman Assi)
8 Jun 15
Under militant rule, doctors flee Deir al-Zor and hospital infrastructure crumbles.
Cuban street traders selling fish. (Photo: Santiago Guaguancó)
28 May 15
For many, a balanced diet with enough fruit and vegetables is just too expensive.
22 May 15
Activist recalls emergency operation which left her with a “revolutionary scar”.
A children’s celebration in Tariq al-Bab, Aleppo. (Photo: Damascus Bureau)
18 May 15
Night of celebration descends into terror and destruction.
11 May 15
New programme will only help a limited number of young people with autism.
Aid distribution in a camp for internally displaced persons. (Photo: Ahmad al-Salim)
16 Apr 15
Freezing cold weather has added to hardships facing some of the country’s most vulnerable people.
Many Kaspi residents think the local cement plant is bad for their health. (Photo: Mikuladze)
13 Apr 15
Locals call for more action to be taken to reduce pollution.
Aid distribution in Deir al-Zor. (Photo: Yaman Assi)
10 Apr 15
Aid worker speaks of "general sense of desperation and hunger all around”.
At the crossing point in Aleppo. (Photo: Mujahed Abu al-Joud)
9 Apr 15
Red Crescent keeps a door open to get people across the battle lines for medical treatment.
25 Mar 15
Local authorities plan crackdown on people who lack the training and operating licenses, but still sell medicines and advise on cures.

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