Secret Clinics Struggle to Aid War-Ravaged Syria

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After nearly three years of intense fighting, Syria’s medical infrastructure has been decimated. Secret hospitals have been operating across the country, like the clinic featured in this video that offers intensive care for premature babies. The location or name of this temporary shelter cannot be disclosed because, like so many doctors and clinics, medical aid has become a target in the war. The World Health Organization estimates that Syria will need 900 million dollars in essential medicines and supplied over the next year. Meanwhile, the number of Syria’s internally displaced is on the rise. The U.N. says that there are more than 4 million people without homes within Syria’s borders, half of whom are believed to be children.