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Reference : V-P-SY-E-00615
Date : 23/03/2016
Country/Region : SYRIA
Caption : North of Homs, besieged area of Al Houleh, health center of Kafr Laha village. There are only 14 doctors to serve the whole population of 70,000 inhabitants. This prematurely born baby, suffering from respiratory problems, sleeps in an incubator.
Photographer : KRZYSIEK, Pawel
Confidentiality level : public
Publication restrictions : publication without restrictions
Copyright : ICRC
Description : News release on ICRC website, 23.03.2016 : «" [...]People in Al Houleh have been facing severe hardship for a long time," said the ICRC's head of office in Homs, Majda Flihi, who led the ICRC team into Al Houleh. […] Al Houleh has been under siege since 2012 and has been the scene of heavy fighting for months. The recent lull in fighting has allowed humanitarian organizations to access the area. […]».
Original material : digital
Resolution : 5472x3648
Orientation : landscape
Colour/B&W : colour