December 25, 2013
Please note: This page includes distressing images & links to distressing footage of children & adults suffering from Malnutrition.
The trend of rising child malnutrition is confirmed by aid agencies in Hama, Homs, Aleppo, Rural Damascus, Quneitra, Deir al-Zor, rural Deraa and Idlib.
About 100 children are treated for malnutrition and dehydration each month in the East Ghouta area’s clinics.
As of September 26, CSC see 30–35 cases of malnutrition among children per day in Hama, varying from anaemia to moderate acute malnutrition or severe acute malnutrition.
Jabal al-Zawiya field Hospital in Idlib treats more than 10 cases of children suffering from malnutrition every week.
As of October 30th, 11 children & 2 adults have died of malnutrition in the suburb of Moadamiya.
As of November 8th, four children are reported to have died due to mulnutrition in Yarmouk refugee camp, Damascus.
As of early October, there have been four infant deaths in Old Homs.
Record of starvation & malnutrition cases:
Yarmuk Camp, Damascus - Qasem Mohammad al-Mograbi (Adult male) died as a result of malnutrition and starvation.
Yarmuk Camp, Damascus - Unidentied 17 year old male died as a result of malnutrition and starvation.
Yarmuk Camp, Damascus - Soubhi al-Omari (Adult male) died as a result of malnutrition and starvation.
Yarmuk Camp, Damascus - Wafa’a Ahmed al-Hesni (Adult female) died as a result of malnutrition and starvation.
Jouret Shiyah, Homs - Abo Husam (adult male) died as a result of malnutrition and starvation.
Homs - Al al-Lababedi (Male infant) died as a result of malnutrition and starvation.
Douma, Damascus - Salam Mamdouh Abo al-Nour (infant) died as a result of malnutrition and starvation.
Bebila, Damascus - Abo Mohammad (Adult male) died as a result of malnutrition and starvation.
Yarmuk Camp, Damascus - Kawthar Abdul Qader (Adult female) died as a result of malnutrition and starvation.
Hajar Aswad, Damascus - Khaleel Esam Ali (Male child) died as a result of malnutrition and starvation.
Douma - Infant Habiba Rohani died as a result of malnutrition and starvation.
Erbeen - 7 month old, Ishaq Ataya died as a result of malnutrition and starvation.
Mouadamiyeh, Damascus - Haj Mahmoud Hamdan Abu Abdo (Adult male) died due to malnutrition.
Yarmuk Camp - Hanae Faysal al-Awad (Adult female) died as a result of malnutrition after being infected with anemia.
Hfer Fuqa, Damascus - Mohammad Basel al-Bahri (Adult male) died as a result of malnutrition after he was diagnosed with jaundice.
Douma - 7 month old Saif Eddin al-Betar died as a result of malnutrition and starvation.
Douma - 10 month old Yosef Mohammad al-Sawor died as a result of malnutrition and starvation.
Douma - 1 year old Mayar al-Huri died as a result of malnutrition and starvation.
Douma - 10 year old Ala’a Salah al-Haboush died as a result of malnutrition and starvation.
Doctor Abu Hassan works in the field hospital located in Jabal al-Zawiya. "Every week, we have over 10 cases of children suffering from malnutrition, and at least one is in a critical condition."
Maliha - A woman in her 50s had recently died of malnutrition.
Babila, Damascus - Female infant died due to malnutrition.
Douma - Two babies, both aged under six months - a girl (left) and a boy, Ahmed al Lakha, died of starvation in Douma in the East Ghouta region of Damascus province.
Ahmed al Lakha
Saqba, Damascus - 1 year old girl, Rina, died of mulnutrition.
Mleiha, East Ghouta - One year old girl, Farah Araout dies of malnutrition.
Mleiha, East Ghouta - 1 year old baby, Farah Araout suffering from malnutrition and dehydration.
Douma - 12 year old Rana Tayseer Sraiwel, died as a result of lack of medical supplies and food.
Hajar Aswad - Adult male, Waheed Turki al-Theyab, died due to lake of food.
Yarmuk Camp - 2 month old Omer Hussein, died due to lake of food and dehydration.
Yarmouk refugee camp, Damascus
Housam, a medical co-coordinator in Yarmouk, said four children had died because of complications related to malnutrition. One of the dead was a 2-month-old baby whose mother was too frail to produce milk. Stocks of formula had already run dry.
Idlib - Two children with severe acute malnutrition to the point of looking like skeletons. One of them died while we were attempting to treat her. The other was an 11-month-old boy with a mild form of cerebral palsy.
Beit - Child malnutrition.
Daraya, Damascus - Adult male, Mahmoud AlRifai dies from lack of nutrition.
Yarmouk refugee camp, Damascus - Four-year-old Palestinian boy, Abdullahi Hai Yousef died.
A child in the south of Damascus suffers from malnutrition.
Damascus Suburbs - Adult female, Reem al-Sayed Sulaiman, died due to the lack of medical supplement and nutrition.
Rasheed al-Wazzan, a physician in Moadamiya’s field hospital, said six people, including four children, have died of malnutrition in the suburb.
Douma - Baby Son of Hamzeh Hawwa died as a result of food shortages.
Old City of Homs - Four infant deaths from malnutrition up to early October.
Moadamia resident and physician, Dr. Omar Hakeem said in his field hospital, 15 children are now in intensive care—all at risk of death from malnutrition.
Rastan field hospital - Acute malnutrition in child.
Douma - Baby Son of Qasim Barakat died as a result of lack of medical materials and malnutrition.
Douma City, Damascus. Wasiem Al-Malieh (a month and a half old) died due to malnutrition and lack of medical care.
Moadamia - Duaa al Sheikh, seven-year-old girl died due to malnutrition.
Child with severe malnutrition, starvation in Moaddamiah field hospital.
Damascus - Two-month-old baby girl, Malak Jumaa died of dehydration and malnutrition.
Hajar Aswad - Infant girl Taghred, died due to dehydration and malnutrition.
Babila, southern Damascus - Infant.
Moadamiyet al-Sham - Child who suffers from malnutrition.
Damascus Suburbs - Baby Son of Jomaa al-Hamad died due to malnutrition.
WHO mission to Hama reveals alarming health situation
30–35 cases of malnutrition among children per day varying from anaemia to moderate acute malnutrition or severe acute malnutrition.
Moadamiya, Damascus - Child Suffers from Lack of Medicine, Nutrition.
Mouadamieh: 1 year old girl Rana Obaid died of starvation.
Moadamiyet al-Sham - Adult female, Mryam Fadilullah died of malnutrition.
Abdul Aziz Al Baqa’ai died from malnutrition in the suburbs of Damascus.
Majed Abu Ali, a spokesman for the medical office in Eastern Ghouta, said that about 100 children are treated for malnutrition and dehydration each month in the area’s clinics.
Mouadamiyeh - 34 year old Muna Rajab died due to Calcium deficiency and hypoalbuminemia secondary to malnutrition.
Mouadamiyeh - 5 year old boy, Emad Shihade Sawan, died due to acute hypoalbuminemia secondary to malnutrition.
Mouadamiyeh - 3 year old child, Ibrahim Khalil died of undernourishment.
Mouadamiyeh - 7 year old child Ammar Arafa died of undernourishment.
Mouadamiyeh - A child, Ibrahim Khalil, receiving medical treatment for starvation.
Moadamiyet al-Sham, Damascus - Four-year-old boy infected with the situation of severe undernutrition.