Preventing chemical weapons as sciences converge - Crowley M, Shang L, Dando M.
Stark illustrations of the dangers from chemical weapons can be seen in attacks using toxic industrial chemicals and sarin against civilians and combatants in Syria and toxic industrial chemicals in Iraq, as well as more targeted assassination operation... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 21, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Advancement in drug therapies may provide new treatment for Cutaneous leishmaniasis
(PLOS) Cutaneous leishmaniasis (CL) is a parasitic infection caused by Leishmania parasite. CL cases have increased dramatically in Syria and neighboring countries due to conflict-related displacement of Syrians. A study published in PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases by Rana El Hajj at the American University of Beirut, Lebanon describes the development of a novel immunomodulatory analog that may be an effective treatment of CL. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - November 21, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

A phenomenological study on the experience of Syrian asylum-seekers and refugees in the United States - Utr žan DS, Wieling EA.
Violence in Syria has displaced an unprecedented number of people from their homes. While couple/family therapy (C/MFT) scholars have explored migration experiences, particularly among refugees, there is still limited research using a bioecological framewo... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 17, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Cholera Threatens a Comeback Worldwide
Tents set up at Alsabeen hospital in Sana'a Yemen for screening suspected cholera cases.By Anna KucirkovaTEXAS, USA, Nov 2 2018 (IPS)Cholera outbreaks across history regularly killed a hundred thousand or more. It isn’t well known today because it was essentially eliminated in the Western world. It last erupted in the U.S. in the 1800s, eradicated by water and sewage treatment systems that prevented it from spreading via contaminated water. However, cholera is making a comeback around the globe, and it could again become a major killer.Cholera is caused by eating or drinking something contaminated with the Vibrio cho...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - November 2, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Anna Kucirkova Tags: Environment Featured Global Headlines Health Humanitarian Emergencies IPS UN: Inside the Glasshouse Population Poverty & SDGs TerraViva United Nations Water & Sanitation Source Type: news

Teenage Syrian airstrike victim set for life-changing spinal surgery
A teenager who was paralyzed in an airstrike near his home outside the Syrian city of Homs in 2013 has arrived in the UK for life-changing medical treatment. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - October 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

When the Syrians bathed like the Romans
(Cluster of Excellence " Religion and Politics ") Classical scholars from M ü nster explore rare Roman bathing facility and magnificent early Christian basilica in southeastern Turkey -- Researchers from the Cluster of Excellence make new archaeological findings in the ancient town of Doliche -- northern Syrian town flourished across epochs and religions -- Roman and Christian influences can be proven (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - October 30, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Sirob Imports, Inc. Issues Recall Due to Elevated Lead in Spices
Sirob Imports, Inc of Lindenhurst, NY is recalling, Corrado, Orlando Imports, Nouri ’s Syrian Bakery, Mediterranean Specialty Foods Brand and Butera Fruit Market Curry Powder because it contains elevated levels of lead. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - October 24, 2018 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Food transports Syrian refugees' imaginations to a place that no longer exists
(Funda ç ã o de Amparo à Pesquisa do Estado de S ã o Paulo) A study conducted at the University of S ã o Paulo in Brazil used cuisine as a starting point for an analysis of the difficulties faced by Syrian refugees in the city. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - October 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Trauma and resilient functioning among Syrian refugee children - Yaylaci FT.
The objective of this pape... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 11, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

U.S. and Russian Astronauts Safe After Making Emergency Landing When Booster Rocket Failed on Launch
(BAIKONUR, Kazakhstan) — Two astronauts from the U.S. and Russia were safe after an emergency landing Thursday in the steppes of Kazakhstan following the failure of a Russian booster rocket carrying them to the International Space Station. NASA astronaut Nick Hague and Roscosmos’ Alexei Ovchinin lifted off as scheduled at 2:40 p.m. (0840 GMT; 4:40 a.m. EDT) Thursday from the Russia-leased Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan atop a Soyuz booster rocket. Roscosmos and NASA said the three-stage Soyuz booster suffered an emergency shutdown of its second stage. The capsule jettisoned from the booster and went into ...
Source: TIME: Science - October 11, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Dmitry Lovetsky / AP Tags: Uncategorized onetime overnight space Source Type: news

White Americans see many immigrants as 'illegal' until proven otherwise, survey finds
(Washington University in St. Louis) Fueled by political rhetoric evoking dangerous criminal immigrants, many white Americans assume low-status immigrants from Mexico, El Salvador, Syria, Somalia and other countries President Donald Trump labeled 'shithole' nations have no legal right to be in the United States, new research in the journal American Sociological Review suggests. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - October 11, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

What Can We Do About Foreign Fighters Returning From Islamic State?
With more than 900 individuals from the UK travelling to engage with the conflict in Syria, we must ensure that robust evidence and legal tools are used against those who continue to pose a threat to our national security. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - October 10, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Nikita Malik, Contributor Source Type: news

European Union Security Holds Stadium Terror Attack Drill
LYON, France (AP) — European security chiefs struggled over solutions to the migrant crisis and oversaw a simulated terrorist attack on a stadium Tuesday, with U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions looking on. Elite police forces staged the anti-terrorism exercise in the French city of Lyon as part of meetings of interior ministers of six European countries plus Morocco. Sessions didn't speak publicly at the event. Countering terrorism, including dealing with the return of foreign fighters from Syria and Iraq, was a main topic at the closed-door meetings. The touchy subject of migration, another focus, had officials di...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - October 10, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Major Incidents Training News Terrorism & Active Shooter Source Type: news

In Syria, safe spaces for women and girls provide more than protection
AL HASSAKEH, Syria – Ghalia*, 18, never went to school. There were none in her village. Instead, she worked in the fields alongside her sisters and father, despite his lifelong dream  for the girls.“My father always wished that I would get an education,” she said. “No one in my family is educated, which made him very sad.”But that was before violence took hold of Syria.   (Source: UNFPA News)
Source: UNFPA News - October 9, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: ashton Source Type: news

Can Facebook help teach critical care ultrasound?
Facebook is for more than just keeping up with family and friends. Thanks to...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: AHRA: 6 ways to work with Generation Z in radiology What is the Twittersphere saying about radiology AI? When it comes to social media, don't forget Instagram Social media supports teleradiology efforts in Syria Radiologists should use Facebook to develop their brand (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - October 5, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

From Syria to California: Refugees seek care for wounds of war
A clinic in El Cajon, Calif., treats patients recovering from anything from gunshot wounds to PTSD and anxiety about family left behind. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - September 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Trauma and perceived social rejection among Yazidi women and girls who survived enslavement and genocide - Ibrahim H, Ertl V, Catani C, Ismail AA, Neuner F.
BACKGROUND: In August 2014, the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), a terrorist organization, attacked the Yazidi's ancestral homeland in northwestern Iraq. Among other atrocities, they abducted thousands of women and girls and traded many of them into... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 19, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Microbiome serves as sentinel for nerve gas exposure
(American Society for Microbiology) Exposure to banned nerve agents remains a major public health concern globally, especially because of the recent air-release of these agents in Syria. One main problem is the difficulty of determining whether an exposure has occurred. Now, a new study demonstrates that the mammalian microbiome can act as a 'sentinel' due to its high responsiveness to exposure. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - September 14, 2018 Category: Biology Source Type: news

New Attacks on Hospitals and Civilians in Idlib Signal Escalation in Syrian Conflict
hysicians for Human Rights (PHR) has received reports that three hospitals, two Syrian Civil Defense Centers, and an ambulance system were attacked and put out of service in the Idlib governorate, in the northwest part of Syria on September 6 and 7. In the last few weeks, government forces have been gathering south of Idlib and the Syrian government and its Russian ally resumed intensive airstrikes on the governorate and the northern countryside of neighboring Hama. (Source: PHR Press Releases)
Source: PHR Press Releases - September 10, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Syrian War study yields new predictive model for attrition dynamics in multilateral war
(Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences) According to new study of Syrian War in INFORMS journal Operations Research, unless there is a player so strong it can guarantee a win regardless of what others do, the likely outcome of multilateral war is a gradual stalemate that leads to mutual annihilation of all players. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - September 10, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

How violence happens (or not): situational conditions of violence and nonviolence in Bahrain, Tunisia, and Syria - Bramsen I.
This article investigates the microdynamics of violence durin... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 31, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Violence and Weapons Issues Source Type: news

A qualitative study of refugee families' experiences of the escape and travel from Syria to Sweden - Mangrio E, Zdravkovic S, Carlson E.
OBJECTIVE: Research shows that, depending on the route of travel during the escape, the journey presents the refugees with different health risks. Traumatic events during flight may have long-lasting physical and psychological effects on the refugee childr... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 22, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Preparing for chemical attacks with improved computer models
(University of Texas at Austin, Texas Advanced Computing Center) Researchers from the University of Texas at San Antonio used computer models on the Stampede2 supercomputer to replicate the dispersal of gases from the April 4, 2017 chemical weapons attack in northwest Syria. The simulations were able to capture real world conditions despite a scarcity of information. Recently, the team developed a coarse model that uses seasonal conditions as background information to speed up calculations, reducing forecasting time from days to minutes. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - August 21, 2018 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Syria: WHO appeals for funding to sustain critical health care for millions trapped by conflict
With conflict raging in northwest Syria, the United Nations health agency has appealed for $11 million to provide life-saving care to parts of Aleppo, Hama, Idleb and Lattakia governorates. (Source: UN News Centre - Health, Poverty, Food Security)
Source: UN News Centre - Health, Poverty, Food Security - August 20, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

World Humanitarian Day 2018
Statement by Dr Ahmed Al-Mandhari. WHO Regional Director for the Eastern Mediterranean 19 August 2018, Cairo, Egypt The Eastern Mediterranean Region is witnessing an unprecedented number, magnitude and severity of emergencies, culminating in a major humanitarian tragedy. More than 70 million people are in need of health aid, including 16 million people displaced within their countries, and 32 million people who are food insecure. Behind the numbers are real people, each one caught up in the absurdity of war and facing daily hardships and challenges: the mother wondering where the next meal for her hungry children will co...
Source: WHO EMRO News - August 19, 2018 Category: Middle East Health Source Type: news

After infertility, isolation and displacement, refugee in Iraq finds a place to heal
DOHUK, Iraq –Thirteen years ago, in Damascus, Syria, Rawa* fell in love. “It was perfect back then,” she said.She was a 30-year-old kindergarten teacher at the time. Both she and her husband were eager to start a family soon after they married. “It was all I was looking forward to. After all, I love children,” she said. But life took an unexpected turn. One year later, after a series of doctors ’ appointments and tests, they discovered that Rawa was unable to conceive.  (Source: UNFPA News)
Source: UNFPA News - August 17, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: zerzan Source Type: news

Assessment of the plume dispersion due to chemical attack on April 4, 2017, in Syria - Bhaganagar K, Bhimireddy SR.
A numerical investigation has been performed using Weather Research and Forecasting model to determine the role of atmospheric factors that influenced the dispersion of the chemical plume released on the fateful date of April 4, 2017, at 6.30 a.m. in the t... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

Mental health in Syrian children with a focus on post-traumatic stress: a cross-sectional study from Syrian schools - Perkins JD, Ajeeb M, Fadel L, Saleh G.
PURPOSE: Studies show that conflict can negatively affect psychological health. The Syrian crisis is 8  years old and yet little is known about the impact of the conflict on the well-being of Syrians who remain. This gap was addressed by conducting an empi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 12, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Violence in Syria casts long shadow on refugee women, girls
SANLIURFA, Turkey –“My husband was very strict,” Gemila*, a 28-year-old Syrian refugee, told UNFPA. “He wanted to crush people.”Gemila had been married off, despite her protests, at age 17. A few years into her tumultuous marriage, the conflict in Syria forced their family to flee to Iraq.Eventually, the couple decided to separate. Gemila ’s husband promised to give her custody of their son in exchange for all of her savings – but then he disappeared with both. (Source: UNFPA News)
Source: UNFPA News - August 10, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: ashton Source Type: news

Damascus: Syria's first lady starts breast cancer treatment
Syria's presidency says first lady Asma Assad has begun treatment for breast cancer (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - August 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Caravans and containers: children on the move, immobilized - Esmaili BE.
On the Greek island of Leros, newly arriving families from Syria, Somalia, Afghanistan, Pakistan, and beyond are routinely received at the landing dock and escorted into barbed wire –lined refugee camps. Many ask if they are being taken to prison. Insi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 4, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Women's health and well-being in low-income formal and informal neighbourhoods on the eve of the armed conflict in Aleppo - Ahmad B, Fouad FM, Zaman S, Phillimore P.
OBJECTIVES: To explore how married women living in low-income formal and informal neighbourhoods in Aleppo, Syria, perceived the effects of neighbourhood on their health and well-being, and the relevance of these findings to future urban rebuilding policie... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 2, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Is compassion fatigue inevitable in an age of 24-hour news?
We have never been more aware of the appalling events that occur around the world every day. But in the face of so much horror, is there a danger that we become numb to the headlines – and does it matter if we do? By Elisa GabbertIn April this year, a woman calling herself Apathetic Idealist wrote to an advice columnist at the New York Times, asking for help in overcoming a sense of political paralysis. This condition, which was keeping her from engaging in “real action”, began in November 2016, when Donald Trump won the US presidential election. “I continue to be outraged by this administration&rsq...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - August 2, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Elisa Gabbert Tags: Activism Social media Refugees Donald Trump Syria Middle East and North Africa Climate change Digital media Psychology Science World news Environment US news Source Type: news

Syrian baby born with part of his BRAIN protruding from his head
WARNING, GRAPHIC CONTENT: Abdullatif Shekrak was diagnosed in the womb with encephalocele by doctors in Aleppo. The condition arises when a baby's skull doesn't close properly. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 1, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Video games, terrorism, and ISIS's Jihad 3.0 - Al-Rawi A.
This study discusses different media strategies followed by the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS). In particular, the study attempts to understand the way ISIS's video game that is called "Salil al-Sawarem" (The Clanging of the Swords) has been receiv... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 31, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Media, Marketing, and Internet Issues Source Type: news

Major depressive disorder prevalence and risk factors among Syrian asylum seekers in Greece - Poole DN, Hedt-Gauthier B, Liao S, Raymond NA, B ärnighausen T.
BACKGROUND: Over one million Syrian asylum seekers have travelled to Greece with the ultimate aim of reaching other countries in western Europe. Depression prevalence and associated sociodemographic and displacement characteristics have been reported for r... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 27, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

In Turkey, refugee child marriages drive adolescent pregnancies underground
SANLIURFA, Turkey –“Even today, we saw a 17 year old who is pregnant and already has a child,” said midwife Neval, sitting in the Devtesti Centre, a women’s and girls’ safe space in Sanliurfa, Turkey. Some 475,000 Syrian refugees have sought safe haven in the desert city, about an hour ’s drive from the Syrian border. Many are mired in poverty and struggling to rebuild their lives. Some have resorted tomarrying off their underage daughters. (Source: UNFPA News)
Source: UNFPA News - July 26, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: zerzan Source Type: news

Gordon Hillman obituary
Archaeobotanist who was a distinguished researcher into ancient food plants and the history of agricultureWell before the beginnings of farming, people had developed an understanding of how to use the plant world that was detailed and sophisticated. That observation is far less surprising now than it was before the life ’s work of Gordon Hillman, a distinguished researcher into ancient food plants, who has died aged 74.The early 1970s brought Gordon as a young postgraduate to the Turkish village of A şvan, to joinDavid French’s team of archaeologists who were charting patterns of village life that were soon to...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - July 23, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Martin Jones Tags: Archaeology Agriculture Biology Plants Farming Turkey Syria BBC Source Type: news

Violence in the name of god? A framing processes approach to the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria - Westphal J.
Since summer 2014, the insurgent group 'Islamic State in Iraq and Syria' (ISIS) has become a major concern for international politics and global security due to its rapid territorial gains, violent operations and the propagation of Salafi-jihadist ideology... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 19, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Media, Marketing, and Internet Issues Source Type: news

Old becomes new again: kidnappings by Daesh and other Salafi-jihadists in the twenty-first century - Cragin RK, Padilla P.
Daesh fighters have taken hostage over 100 foreigners in Syria, Iraq, and elsewhere since 2012. The kidnappings drew international attention in August 2014, when American journalist James Foley was decapitated and a video of his death was posted online. Bu... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 19, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Violence and Weapons Issues Source Type: news

The psychology of foreign fighters - Borum R, Fein R.
The recent influx of foreign fighters into Syria, particularly those aligning with the Islamic State, has brought renewed attention to the security threat posed by people who cross borders to participate in armed conflict. Although foreign fighters have ra... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 19, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Violence and Weapons Issues Source Type: news

How Do Attacks on Health Care Affect Women?
July 17, 2018When hospitals or clinics are attacked, women often become targets. But what do we know about the real impact on their health and well-being?In April 2017, 60 militia members attacked a hospital in Cinq, a city in the Kasai district of the Democratic Republic of Congo. The rebels set fire to a surgical suite, trapping 35 patients inside, and then torched most of the hospital. They sexually assaulted women and girls with sticks and firearms, including a woman who had just given birth hours before.The details of this attack are horrifying. More than 100 people died, including 90 patients and two health workers.B...
Source: IntraHealth International - July 17, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: mnathe Source Type: news

WHO seeks access to Syrians dying from heat, disease in south
The World Health Organization (WHO) called on Thursday for access to 210,000 displaced people who have fled fighting in southern Syria and are in urgent need of medicines and health services, including some injured requiring evacuation. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Marital violence during war conflict: the lived experience of Syrian refugee women - Al-Natour A, Al-Ostaz SM, Morris EJ.
This study aims to describe the lived experience of marital violence toward Syrian refugee women during the current war in Syria. DESIGN: A descriptive phenomenological research methodol... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 6, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Social Etiologies and Disparities Source Type: news

When it comes to social media, don't forget Instagram
When it comes to using social media for radiology education and communication,...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Social media supports teleradiology efforts in Syria Is Twitter a good source of mammography information? Radiologists should use Facebook to develop their brand Are radiologists underutilizing social media? Want to boost Twitter hits? Get help from colleagues (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - July 6, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

First, We Need To Talk: Mental Healthcare In The MENA Region
The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) face daunting challenges in managing a growing burden of mental illness, often in adverse conditions that can leave their imprint on generations to come.While the burden of mental-health conditions is above the global average in most MENA countries, the human resources, policies, funding and infrastructure to deal with these problems are sorely lacking.According to a recent study led by the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME), mental disorders excluding substance abuse accounted for 4.7% of all disability-adjusted life years (DALYs) in the World Health Organization &rs...
Source: EyeForPharma - July 5, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Marc Yates Source Type: news

Eye surgery attempts to reverse years of blindness for Syrian refugee
A stranger's kindness brought this man to Canada. Now, his eyesight could also be restored. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - July 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/British Columbia Source Type: news

As Fighting Intensifies, Daraa Civilians and Hospitals Must be Spared
Physicians for Human Rights is deeply concerned by the news of yet more indiscriminate attacks on health care sites in Syria. In less than a week, PHR has received credible reports of large-scale airstrikes on at least six hospitals in Daraa in the south of the country, including Al-Giza Hospital ’s emergency department, which was left completely destroyed after being targeted six times. (Source: PHR Press Releases)
Source: PHR Press Releases - July 2, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Rainfall floods as a result of land use alteration in a Syrian refugee camp in Jordan - AlAyyash SM.
The Zaatri Refugee Camp (ZRC) established summer 2012 shortly after the Syrian conflict started. Due to high flux of refugee fled the conflect south of Syria to Jordan and in a short notice, the international organizations with the Government of Jordan sta... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 26, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

Examining the military-media nexus in ISIS's provincial photography campaign - Damanhoury KE, Winkler C, Kaczkowski W, Dicker A.
Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) views military action and media operations as two equally important, reinforcing components of its campaign. With provinces disseminating 95% of ISIS's media output, provincial media play a central role in achieving a... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 26, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Media, Marketing, and Internet Issues Source Type: news