The Human Impact

Turkey needs multilateral strategy for Syria refugee influx – policy expert

November 13, 2012

Hugh Pope, a policy expert on Turkey and Cyprus spoke with AlertNet after delivering a presentation at a conference in Istanbul.

Mission head says MSF doctors need better access to Syria conflict

October 4, 2012

The growing number of refugees fleeing Syria’s civil war into Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon and Turkey as the humanitarian situation worsens, is putting increasing pressure on aid agencies trying to provide assistance.

VIDEO INTERVIEW: ‘Desperate’ Syrian civilians taking up arms

September 27, 2012

PERPIGNAN, France (AlertNet) – When the uprising in Syria spiralled into bloody conflict last year, French photojournalist Mani felt the urge to document what was happening, even though wars weren’t his usual subject.

Syrian women face growing abuses, says opposition activist

September 19, 2012

Suhair Atassi was beaten and detained for her involvement in protests at the start of Syria’s uprising, before going into hiding and being smuggled out of the country late last year.

Lack of funds threatens Syrian refugee medical care in Lebanon -MSF

September 11, 2012

Medical assistance is at risk for thousands of Syrians fleeing into Lebanon who are living in overcrowded conditions, suffering psychological distress and unable to afford medical care, according to a new survey from charity Medecins Sans Frontieres(MSF).

Nothing prepared me for what we saw in Baba Amr – Paul Conroy

March 29, 2012

 

Sunday Times photographer Paul Conroy describes the impact of the February 22 shelling of the Baba Amr district in the Syrian city of Homs. Conroy escaped after suffering leg injuries.