Supporting vulnerable households in Damascus, Syria

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Children with special needs wea winterization items and draw while their mothers attend mental health sessions © OCHA/Ghalia Seifo

“Since I started attending psycho-social sessions, I have learned a lot... I now realize how strong I can be and the important role I can play in my family and community,” said Nawal, a mother of nine children, two of whom are disabled. Due to the conflict, she and her family have had to move from the southern town of Dara'a, further north to Daraya and subsequently to Sahnaya, in the outskirts of Damascus.

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