Syrian aid workers with war experience are helping Ukraine’s humanitarian response. Motivated to assist a country facing a common Russian enemy, they offer useful skills despite cultural differences and separation from family.
Russia’s war has had a devastating impact on healthcare provision in Ukraine. WHO has recorded more than 1,100 attacks on its healthcare system since the invasion began on 24 February 2022, and more than one in 10 Ukrainian hospitals have been directly damaged by the war.
For every bomb and gun attack that rocks the Somali capital, Mogadishu, there’s one small bright spot – the largely volunteer ambulance drivers and medics that rush to the scene to rescue survivors, risking their own lives in the process.