“Only a few thousand” Syrian children have escaped east Ghouta “hell on Earth”

16 March 2018

“Only a few thousand” malnourished children who have been living through “hell on Earth” in Syria’s besieged suburb of east Ghouta have managed to escape so far.

That’s according to UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) Regional Director for the Middle East, Geert Cappelaere, who told Mustafa Al Gamal it was “never too late” to start upholding the “sacred principle” of child protection across the country.

Audio Credit:
Mustafa Al Gamal, UN News
Audio Duration:
6'15"

 

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