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Current medical conditions in Syria

An essay approximately 1-2 pages briefly describing current medical intel in Syria. The essay should include water and sanitary crisis, diseases, refugees and weapons of mass destruction. How would these issues affect the use of military humanitarian aid?

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Identify the medical threats related to the Syrian Area of Operation
An essay approximately 1-2 pages briefly describing current medical intel in Syria. The essay should include water and sanitary crisis, diseases, refugees and weapons of mass destruction. How would these issues affect the use of military humanitarian aid?
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The Syrian conflict has lasted for over two years now and has taken the lives of tens of thousands of citizens. The conflict has caused over 500,000 Syrians to flee to neighboring countries and has led to the imminent collapse of the public health care system. Syrians are dying not only from bullets and bombs but also from a lack of antibiotics, surgical supplies and hospitals. There is no end in sight to the conflict which appears to only be escalating. Talks surrounding the use and cover up of weapons of mass destruction in the form of sarin and other nerve gases are ongoing.

Water and Sanitation

The ongoing conflict has led to a shortage of food and potable water. Refugees and citizens are living in crowded and unsanitary conditions. There is a lack ...

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This is a brief look at the medical conditions in Syria as of September 2013. Areas such as water, disease, sanitation and refugees are discussed. Over 600 words of original text with links to sources used.

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