(PRWEB) May 03, 2012
In the view of the deterioration in medical conditions in Syria, due to the Syrian regime’s aggression against civilians, accompanied by lack of the basic medical services, and inability to seek medical care at local medical facilities due to fear of arrest; the Union of Syrian Medical Organizations through SEMA (Syrian Expatriates Medical Association) with its local physicians, have assembled a plan to build a field operating rooms inside a heavily populated areas in northern Syria, and pledged to deliver the medical equipment, the necessary medical supplies, and a continuous supply of medications. These medical field facilities will be operated by local physicians, and will be located in selected areas that is accommodated to the needs of OR and the medications stores.
Syrian Expatriates Organization(SEO) in association with the Canadian Relief for Syria (CRS) are sponsoring and working closely with the Union of Syrian Medical Association and SEMA, to ensure an expedited foundation of these facilities and to secure the delivery of all necessary medical equipment and medications.
According to U.S. Department of State, special briefing, on April 27th 2012,” The UN estimates that there are over 1 million Syrians in Syria are in urgent need of humanitarian assistance. Of that number, it’s an estimated 300,000 internally displaced.” Moreover, said, ‘current humanitarian access restrictions remain a significant challenge to the aid effort.”
Dr Anas AlKassem, SEO Board Member, said” with the worsening of medical plight in Syria, accompanied by the challenges created by Syrian regime’s impediment for every humanitarian and medical relieving efforts, the SEO with CRS are working hard to alleviate the suffering of our people, by establishing these medical field facilities. However, due to the extensive humanitarian and medical crisis, we emphasize the urgency of immediate action by the international humanitarian organizations, to immediately access inside the devastated areas and the cities under siege, with no limitation for their works. Moreover, given the extent of the humanitarian crisis, we stress the importance of a resolution adopted by the United Nations that set up humanitarian corridors.”
The Syrian Expatriates is a leading nonprofit organization of Syrian Americans and Syrian Canadians that reflects the diversity and talent of the Syrian nation. Its mission is to support the establishment of a free and democratic Syria. In addition, the Expatriates provide humanitarian relief to those in need and works towards the social, political and economic development of Syria.