REPORT – In Syria’s second metropolis, ravaged by battle, the financial and social disaster is now raging, hitting the survivors.
Particular envoy to Aleppo (Syria)
He’s of battle age: 10 years at most. Together with his t-shirt with holes and his naked toes, he slips onto the sidewalk of the brand new souk, which the outlets mild up with a garish glow. At first of the winter night, figures stroll round, and generally cease in entrance of a window. A passer-by slips a polystyrene tray crammed with nonetheless scorching corn, purchased on a cellular cart, into the kid’s palm. A bit sister is ready for her on the finish of the alley, close to the vehicles on the crossroads honking their horns. The 2 dusty mops share the booty in silence. So goes the lifetime of the brand new poor on the streets, across the cathedrals district of Aleppo, the entrance line between 2012 and 2016.
« Battle by arms has given option to an much more dramatic financial battle « , we hear within the second metropolis of the nation, the place 90% of the inhabitants stays under the poverty line. Shortages punctuate day by day life. Bruised by a civil battle of …