January 8, 2016

Survival in Madaya: 'We are living on water and salt'

Around two dozen people have already starved to death in the Syrian town, which has been under siege for six months.

Life has become a grim exercise in survival for thousands of families in the Syrian town of Madaya, where the consequences of a six-month siege have been exacerbated by the onset of winter. Read more.

Al  Jazeera

Related,
Madaya: Syria allows aid to reach city facing starvation, says U.N. (video) - CNN
As Rebel-Held Town of Madaya Starves, Syria Agrees to Food Aid, U.N. Says (video) - NY Times

- Besieged Madaya residents face starvation - Al Monitor

Starvation as a tool of war in Syria (video) - Al Jazeera
Who is responsible for Syria's malnourished children? (video) - Al Jazeera

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