Conflict & Justice

Treating Disabled Syrians

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Human Needs

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Human Needs


Esraa was shot by a sniper five months ago while sitting under a tree near her home in the Syrian city of Deraa (Photo: BBC/Stuart Hughes)

Hundreds of thousands have been injured in Syria's civil war.

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Many are now disabled, their limbs torn off or their spines paralyzed by rocket attacks.

The BBC's Caroline Hawley has been to northern Jordan to meet some of the injured Syrians who have made the journey across the border for treatment.

She speaks with anchor Marco Werman about some of the people she met.