The man-made disaster in Syria’s Eastern Ghouta

from The New Humanitarian
Published on 19 Dec 2017 View Original

The Eastern Ghouta wasn’t struck by some inexplicable natural disaster, but by war and collective punishment. The insurgent-controlled enclave is under siege by forces loyal to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, who has imposed harsh restrictions on the entry of food, medicine, and humanitarian supplies.

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