As the Syrian conflict approaches its fifth anniversary and the fighting and violence
intensifies, the suffering is escalating.
While nearly four million people have fled the country, around 8 million are displaced within
the country; many have been forced to move several times.
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Geneva / Sana'a - The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is deeply concerned about the humanitarian impact of increasingly intense fighting in the city of Taiz, where there has been indiscriminate shelling of civilian areas and essential supplies are being blocked from entering the city.
The conflict between Boko Haram and the Nigerian Army has forced more than two million to flee their homes. In the north-eastern city of Maiduguri, the number of widows is staggering - 7,000 have registered with many unable to feed their children three meals a day.