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Health catastrophe looms in Syria’s Idlib

Rights groups are warning about a health crisis that will affect more than 4 million Syrians as medical aid declines in the northwest.
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The continued decline of financial and logistical support for a number of hospitals in Syria’s northwestern province of Idlib has disrupted medical services as humanitarian catastrophe looms.

According to data from the Idlib Health Directorate, around 18 hospitals across vital areas in Idlib, serving thousands both in the main cities and in camps for the displaced, are now with no support.

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