After many years of attack in the rebels held suburb of Damascus, the present government aggressive policy is creating scarcity of essential supplies are probably going to be the “last story” from Eastern Ghouta, as per Dr. Annie Sparrow, a medical specialist in Syria.
In spite of repeated requests by the United Nations for philanthropic access and doctors for help, the attack in Eastern Ghouta is continuous and inhabitants have no access to food, medication, and supplies required for shelter. The World Economic Forum’s yearly meeting in Davos this year was likely the last possibility for the international group to help enhance what U.N. Syria agent Staffan de Mistura said has now turned into the “epicenter of anguish,” Sparrow.
“This is our last chance to try and discuss [the siege],” said Sparrow, a teacher at the Arnhold Global Health Institute at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Hospital, who has added to various human services of Syria.
Syrian government started their attack on Eastern Ghouta in 2013, cutting a huge number of inhabitants off from the world. In spite of the fact that aid conveyances to the zone were constantly rare, the circumstance developed even terrible a year ago when tunnels were destroyed.
In conjunction with Davos, Syria profoundly addressed Sparrow about the decaying conditions in Eastern Ghouta, the inability to end the attack and what should be done to enhance the aid in eastern Ghouta.
The situation of Health Workers:
The pressure of war is so incredible. After such a significant number of years of attack and the acceleration of the military crusade since November. It’s so insufferable for the doctors. A doctor describes the situation as:
To have this moral weight, where you have so a couple of medical assets left and you need to choose which patients have the possibility of surviving and which quiet amazing you can’t keep everybody alive. It’s extremely the craziest and horrendous position for a doctor to be in light of the fact that we are accustomed to having the capacity to treat everybody.
[We] triage as indicated by the medical crisis yet we will treat everybody, at last, any individual who has an opportunity to live will live. You can’t do that any longer; anybody with just a 30– 50 percent possibility of survival should be relinquished for the individuals who have a higher chance.
What is needed in Eastern Ghouta?
While the tunnels were there previously they could be used to provide medical help when extremely required. But the situation is changed now as those tunnels were also destroyed. Earlier, you could, in any case, carry things in, however, you can’t do that any longer. There’s no chance to get in and there’s no chance to get out as per a health worker.
From the earliest starting point, any group that went in wasn’t permitted to carry anything valuable. Possibly in the event that aid providers send any antibodies in, it will be 10 percent of what is required. It is now harder to provide any kind medical help to people under siege. There is need of immediate focus on how to get the medical supplies in the areas where they are needed most. As the government or any other group is not helping, in this case, Crisis Aid looks for the help from general people. You can not only make sure they get medical supplies but you can also send them food and shelter. We have organized ways to deliver food, medicines and basic supplies to the people of Eastern Ghouta. We urge you to provide as much as you can and join our noble cause. Charity for these needy people is collected though Crisis Aid. Join us today and send food and medical aid to people in Syria. We will continue to help victims of poverty, disaster, war and catastrophes. Your cooperation can be the only light at the end of tunnel for these victims of war in Eastern Ghouta, Syria.