The Devastating Effect Of The War In Syria: There Are No Longer Any Children In My Country, by Carey Lodge, Christian Today
"Millions more have been displaced and the latest estimates from the UN High Commissioner for Refugees suggest that a shocking 9.5 million people are in need of aid while 100,000, including over 11,000 children, have been killed as a result of the conflict.
At least a dozen elementary school-aged children were among those who lost their lives in an airstrike in the northern city of Aleppo on 30 April.
"'Far from getting better, the situation is getting worse," warned UN Under-Secretary General and Emergency Relief Coordinator Valerie Amos in statement yesterday.
"'I am extremely concerned by the continued evidence of violations, by all parties, of the most fundamental provisions of human rights and humanitarian law," she added."