New Survey Data Examine Children With Disabilities Caught In War-Torn Syria

Devex: As violence escalates in Syria, new data on disabled children caught in the crossfire
“Three hospitals near the Syrian rebel-held city of Daraa were put out of commission by airstrikes on Wednesday, just as new data about the number and living conditions of children with disabilities in Syria paints an already-stark picture. … On Thursday, Syria Relief released the results of a survey of 789 children with disabilities aged 5-17 currently living in four Syrian governances, offering a snapshot of a marginalized demographic on which there has historically been a dearth of research…” (Anders, 6/29).

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