In 2013, Hand in Hand for Syria was the first to diagnose the re-emergence of polio in Syria after it was eradicated in 1999. Since then, we’ve been working on a two-pronged campaign to treat existing cases of polio and to vaccinate healthy children against it. Children under the age of 5 are at the […]
Atareb, northern Syria. A young boy, covered in dust, is pulled from the rubble of a building. He is small against the backdrop of destruction, and terror reads widely on his face. You may recognise him. Over the past few weeks, his image has been on London’s public transport system as part of Hand in […]
Being gassed in your home as you sleep, your children dying next to you is a barely conceivable horror. But it’s happening in Syria. I can’t watch other people’s children die when mine are safe.
On Monday 26 August 2013, doctors from the charity Hand in Hand for Syria received victims of an incendiary bomb attack at the charity’s general hospital in Aleppo province, northern Syria. The bomb hit a school in the village of Orum Alkubra in Aleppo province and approximately 50 of the victims were brought to the […]
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.
A new children’s hospital has opened this month in the north of Syria by the Midlands based charity, Hand in Hand for Syria. The hospital will be the only one of its kind in the region providing specialist paediatric care to babies and children up to the age of 12 years old. The World Health […]