Reference : V-P-SY-E-00296
Date : 23/04/2013
Country/Region : SYRIA
Caption : Azaz. Clearing the rubble from the ruins of a residential building destroyed in the fighting.
Photographer : VOETEN, Teun Anthony
Confidentiality level : public
Publication restrictions : publication without restrictions
Copyright : ICRC
Description : ICRC website:
13-05-2013 Photo gallery

Syria: Cities in ruins, civilians in danger

These photos taken in April 2013 in the city of Aleppo and the town of Azaz show the scale of the disaster unfolding in Syria. Civilians who have not fled face a daily struggle for survival in the midst of the fighting and the rubble. .

Some 70,000 people have been killed since the beginning of the conflict. Attacks against civilians and civilian property are strictly prohibited under international humanitarian law.
Original material : digital
Resolution : 4288x2848
Orientation : landscape
Colour/B&W : colour