Response to Syria's health crisis—poor and uncoordinated

  title={Response to Syria's health crisis—poor and uncoordinated},
  author={A. Coutts and F. Fouad},
  journal={The Lancet},
  • A. Coutts, F. Fouad
  • Published 2013
  • Political Science, Medicine
  • The Lancet
  • The Syrian conflict is now a humanitarian and public health catastrophe for the country and the region. UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) AntÓnio Guterres described the current situation as the greatest humanitarian disaster of the past two decades, requiring the largestever humanitarian appeal. The UN has called for US$5·2 billion for a regional response plan that includes support to neighbouring Lebanon and Jordan. The G8’s Lough Erne Declaration pledge of $1·5 billion goes someway to… CONTINUE READING
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