Al Rahmie Medical Centre, Syria
Al Rahmie is an area that has seen a huge amount of fighting, destruction and suffering yet few outside Syria have even heard the name.
This city and much of the surrounding area was under siege by ISIS for three years, and partial siege from Al Nusra for two years before that. The people living in these areas suffered deprivation, brutal rule and judgement under the sharia courts of ISIS and injustices such as enforced marriage, sexual slavery, public floggings, executions and punishment by amputation became part of life.
We have established a medical centre providing emergency medical care to an impoverished and traumatised population. It treats around 3,000 patients per month. The needs for medical care there are huge and are exacerbated by the lack of clean water. Life is a daily struggle for survival for many. People are dying from very simple and treatable conditions.
Our medical team need support each month to cover the costs of the salaries of doctors and nurses, medications and supplies needed to run the hospital. While funds given in any form are greatly appreciated, we would like to encourage you to support with monthly standing orders as this enables us to budget more effectively each month.
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