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6 years of Syrian crisis, testimonies from our staff on the field

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“I had a one-in-a-hundred chance of survival"
© S.Khlaifat / HI
Supporting the Displaced Populations/Refugees

“I had a one-in-a-hundred chance of survival"

Mohamad is one of thousands of Syrian bombing victims. Paralysed from the waist down after an explosion in 2012, he has learned to live again, with help from Humanity & Inclusion (HI). 

“Syria has been devastated. I think it will take at least two generations to rebuild"
© B.Blondel / HI
Explosive weapons

“Syria has been devastated. I think it will take at least two generations to rebuild"

After a decade of war, Syria has been completely contaminated by explosive remnants on a scale experts have never seen before. When the conflict ends, the complex work of clearing weapons and rebuilding the country will begin. Emmanuel Sauvage, Director of Armed Violence Reduction at Humanity & Inclusion (HI), tells us more.

Salam’s life torn apart by an explosive remnant in Syria
© S.Khlaifat/HI
Explosive weapons Rehabilitation

Salam’s life torn apart by an explosive remnant in Syria

Salam was picking olives in the field at her home in Syria in 2015. She found a strange piece of metal, a small bomb. She was just 5 years old.