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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.
25 Feb 15
Rising rates of alcohol dependence among young people.
20 Feb 15
Government blamed after patients contracted the disease while undergoing routine operations.
19 Feb 15
Despite the dangers, many women shun trained medical help during childbirth.
25 Nov 14
New initiative aims to reduce mortality rates in remote parts of the province.
9 Oct 14
Officials say a clinic established to treat patients from across the southeast lacks proper funding.

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