Thursday, August 27, 2015

“Syrian refugee Awaash Al-Ahmad Al Hiweel sits with her...

“Syrian refugee Awaash Al-Ahmad Al Hiweel sits with her one-and-a-half-year-old daughter Wafa’a in the waiting room of #MSF’s clinic in #Baalbek, the #BekaaValley. Wafa’a has been suffering from diarrhoea, dizziness and loss of appetite. Al Hiweel and her family live in an informal tented settlement, where the lack of proper latrines, clean water and poor living conditions contribute to poor health.
Conditions in the camps were exacerbated by Lebanon’s heat wave in July/August 2015. In the Bekaa Valley, home to at least 410,000 refugees, temperatures soared to over 40 degrees. The heat doesn’t just bring discomfort; it also brings sickness. © Dalila Mahdawi/MSF” By doctorswithoutborders on Instagram.

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