Humanitarian Group Outraged by Inaction to Protect Civilians
(Washington, D.C.) —Two of largest Syrian hospitals in the besieged part of Eastern Aleppo were targeted by five artillery shells and several airstrikes Wednesday morning. Several patients were killed and three hospital staff members are critically injured. One of the hospitals was the only trauma center that remained in Eastern Aleppo. Both hospitals are completely destroyed and are no longer able to serve patients.
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(Washington, D.C.) - Last night’s presidential debate failed to address Syria, the worst humanitarian crisis of our lifetime. Neither candidate nor the moderator took even a moment to shed light on the current atrocities taking place in Aleppo. In response, Lena Arkawi, spokesperson for the American Relief Coalition for Syria (ARCS), issued the following response:
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(Washington, D.C.) - Aleppo entered a new level of despair said a coalition of aid groups on Friday. Last night, over 50 air strikes hit the city and 91 casualties were reported, as the government launched its offensive campaign to retake rebel-held areas.
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(Washington, D.C.) September 16, 2016 – Commenting on reports of limited secure access in to Aleppo for humanitarian aid shipments and aid convoys, Lena Arkawi, spokesperson for the American Relief Coalition for Syria (ARCS) and its thirteen U.S.-based Syrian relief organizations including the Syrian American Medical Society, said: