Aleppo is Syria’s largest city, and has been the hardest-hit by the conflict as the opposing sides wrestle for control of a strategically and economically important city. Many of those who have survived the city’s pounding by barrel bombs and shelling have fled to other parts of the country or even out of Syria altogether. […]
Hand in Hand for Syria is one of the few charities left operating inside Syria. Fadi Al-Dairi, the charity’s co-founder and Operations Director, explains the vital role we play on the ground and the practicalities of getting aid to those who need it most.
Premature and sick babies being cared for at the new neonatal unit in the HIHS Children’s Hospital, Syria. Photo courtesy of Jack Hill/ The Times. The Hand in Hand for Syria medical aid convoy of ten vehicles set off from London in late February and made it safely into Syria on 11 March 2013. Carrying […]
Gill Newman travelled to Syria with us in early January 2013, having raised a significant amount from her community and local churches around London for the Winter Appeal. Read Gill’s blog about her life-changing trip.