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Abdullah was frightened of doctors
© ISNA Agency / HI
Explosive weapons Rehabilitation

Abdullah was frightened of doctors

Abdullah is 12. In December 2019, he was seriously injured in an air strike as he played outside with his friends. After doctors amputated his leg, Humanity & Inclusion (HI) helped him through his ordeal.

“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.