They are satisfied with fate, they face disability with patience, they overcome their disability with a smile of hope, and they weave the most beautiful lessons from their patience over the bitterness of their days, with faith and eye-catching creations. Hunger, epidemics, frequent displacement, and endless war.
The reality of people with disabilities is, of course, difficult, so the war in Syria would come and make them more vulnerable to marginalization and abandonment. In every Syrian home there is a tragedy, illness, or unforgettable tragedy. The United Children’s Fund (UNICEF) on the number of disabilities inside Syria, there are more than 1.5 million people now living with permanent disabilities as a result of the war, including 86,000 people who have lost their limbs
Many persons with disabilities in Syria have been deprived of their right to education, due to poverty, the lack of designated schools, and the difficulty of transportation. However, elderly refugees are the most vulnerable segment, especially those with disabilities. According to a 2015 report of the International Organization of Persons with Disabilities, 66% of elderly Syrian refugees have a disability, while 33% of them have a severe disability and 65% of them suffer from psychological stress.
People with disabilities suffer in light of the frequent displacement and movement between the displacement camps, as life is more difficult and harsh, one of its effects is loneliness due to the loss of their family members or caregivers, and according to the response coordinators team, the number of people with disabilities in the Idlib camps reached 199 thousand and 718 people until late In 2020, nearly 15 percent of the world's population lives with some form of disability. And there are 80 percent of them in developing countries, according to United Nations statistics.
Pulse of Humanity works through various projects within its medical program to secure technical and medical supplies for people of determination, in addition to periodic and continuous physiotherapy in cooperation with its partners from humanitarian organizations working in the medical field.