The Emergency Response Coordinators Team in Syria issued a report on the situation in Syria on the 11th anniversary of the Syrian Revolution, highlighting the dire humanitarian conditions that the Syrian people are going through as a result of the Assad regime’s continued bloody war.
The report indicated that more than 1.8 million Syrian civilians were affected the by the Assad regime’s war, of whom more than 232,000 are left with permanent injuries, in addition to thousands of civilians who went missing and forcibly disappeared. The report added that tens of thousands of civilians were killed in attacks by the Assad regime and its Russian and Iranian backers.
The report also indicated that more than 6.9 million people are internally displaced, while over 6.6 million are refugees. It also said that 1.9 million Syrians are living in IDP camps and shelters.
According to the report, 2.65 million Syrian children do not receive education, while more than 42 percent of schools have been destroyed.
With regard to the medical sector, the report said that more than 78 percent of hospitals and clinics are destroyed or out of service, and that 68 percent of vital infrastructure are destroyed.
With regard to the dire living conditions, the report noted that 91 percent of Syrians are living under poverty line, while 3.3 million Syrians are at risk of starvation. It pointed out that the losses of the Syrian economy exceeded 650 billion US dollars.
(Source: SOC’s Media Department)