Their children’s disabilities increase their concerns in forced displacement journey

The tragedies of displacement did not suffice them, even worse, their children’s disabilities have aggravated their situation. The story of the mother, Khadija Younes, is one of these tragedies.

The Turkish bombardment left many families displaced, and now they live in Washokani camp, west of the city of Hasaka, facing difficult humanitarian condition as some have children with special needs. Besides poverty, and the neglect of international organizations, their children’s disability increasingly deepens their concerns.

The tragedies of forced displacement, in Serekaniye and Rizkan are not over. As if displacement from their cities and villages was not enough. The tragedies of their children disrupted them, as they are occupied how to provide medicine and treatment for these children.

The camp is currently inhabited by more than 6600 displaced people, and they live in difficult living conditions, due to the failure of relief organizations to support them, so the support is limited to the Autonomous Administration and the Kurdish Red Crescent.

The Kurdish Crescent, also provides medical services for the displaced 24 hours a day through their center inside the camp, which contains several sections, the most important of which are children and women.

Khadija Khamis Younis, one of the displaced women from the village of Al-Khums, located in the area of ​​Tal Tamr, who lives in Washokani camp, told the Hawar News Agency camera: “We were forcibly displaced from our village due to the Turkish shelling and its mercenaries who call themselves the Syrian National Army.”

Khadija Younis explained that their life in the camp is very difficult, and their tragedy increases more because of the disability of her son Milad Jassem Al-Kari, as he is with special needs, and he is ten years old.

Khadija Younis noted that her son's disability was the result of a medical error at birth, which led to cerebral palsy, and from time to time he suffers seizures due to his high temperature.

At the end of her speech, Khadija Younes asked the international organizations to help them and help them provide their needs, and to provide the necessary treatment for her disabled child.

The Turkish attack, which is still continuing in the cities of northern and eastern Syria, left hundreds of civilians dead, in addition to hundreds of wounded, and is currently residing in cities that are protected by the Syrian Democratic Forces, including "Hasaka, Qamishlo and Raqqa".


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