Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Tue, 09/13/2016 - 14:08

The cessation of hostilities in Syria that came into effect at sunset on Monday is holding well into its first day, reports suggest.

UK-based monitoring group the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said it had recorded no civilian deaths in the first 15 hours of the truce.

Residents in the embattled northern city of Aleppo reported calm.

UN officials say they are ready to deliver aid to besieged areas but need better guarantees of peace.

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Wed, 09/07/2016 - 16:29

GENEVA, 6 September 2016 –Following an all-too-brief respite in fighting resulting from February’s cessation of hostilities agreement, there has been a tragic increase in violence targeting Syrian civilians crushing hopes of peace in the war-torn country, a group of UN experts reported today.

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Thu, 09/01/2016 - 15:03

From getting formula to hungry babies to teaching women how to run their own businesses, NuDay Syria gives aid and support to millions of Syrians. For the nonprofit’s founder, Nadia Alawa, it’s about helping women and children survive the war with dignity.

When Nadia Alawa moved from Japan to New Hampshire with her family in 1996, she intended to focus on raising her eight children. But years later, a single incident from the Syrian civil war compelled Alawa to turn her focus halfway across the world to help families suffering through the conflict.

Submitted by Matthew on Fri, 07/15/2016 - 12:42

STATEMENT COMES AS AREAS OF ALEPPO CITY ARE CUT OFF FROM HUMANITARIAN ACCESS AND AS THE HUMANITARIAN SITUATION IN DARAYA DETERIORATES

Washington, DC. (July 15, 2016) – An estimated 400,000 people residing in eastern Aleppo City have been cut off from humanitarian access, while an estimated 8,000 residents in Daraya continue to wait for assistance after the last convoy over a month ago, the first convoy permitted to enter in four years.

Submitted by admin on Sat, 03/19/2016 - 05:15
Syrian American Medical Society SAMS proudly announces the opening of a new midwifery school in Idlib, Syria. Students enroll in the one-year program after finishing nursing school. Women continue to face obstacles preventing access to vital medical care, particularly during pregnancy. With this new midwifery school, SAMS hopes to support women and children through safe and specialized healthcare.

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