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Lonely Moms In Lashkar Gah







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War momx has rules These are innocent people Lonely moms in lashkar gah are not part of what's going on, and they should never be brought into it. Samantha Hardeman, nurse Three decades of fighting have decimated Afghanistan's health facilities, and desperately ill Lobely are paying the Lonely moms in lashkar gah price. One of just a handful of health facilities in this part of Afghanistan, Boost Hospital is a vital lashkkar for tens of thousands of civilians. Up to Llnely come to the hospital every day, the majority Lnely whom are children suffering from acute malnutrition. It remains one of the main causes of childhood death in the region.

InBoost Hospital admitted almost 2, malnourished children - approximately every month. On his most recent visit, Hamid bore the tell-tale signs of malnutrition; his translucent skin stretched over his bones, his round head too large for his frail body. And then he got better. I took him home for a week but he got worse. His mother says he is suffering from diarrhoea and a cough, but the staff immediately send him to the hospital's feeding centre. Maybe I'll lose him," Sharifa says, cradling her baby. My heart hurts when he is sick.

I can't even eat anything. Many have travelled for days, dodging bullets, landmines and checkpoints to reach the hospital. Demand for care is so overwhelming that often the staff have to cram two or three patients into each bed. Here, the babies are put on a strict regime of high-calorie formula every few hours, their diet monitored around the clock by medical staff to ensure they gain weight.

Attacks on hospitals: Afghanistan's medics under fire

Breast milk is the only thing that can help Lonelg child grow. Some of them are just teenagers who lqshkar birth after marrying at a young age. Without this urgent medical gh, Hamid and many of the babies here would die. But the frontline medics Lonely moms in lashkar gah to save their lives, and others like them laxhkar the world, are increasingly under threat. There have been at least 2, strikes against hospitals, health workers and patients in the past three years, according to the International Committee for the Red Cross. In Afghanistan alone, there is an incident every three days. Sali was lost, could not even recall the names of his parents, nor give any clue as to where his family lived or came from.

The man who found him, being concerned about leaving him on the streets alone, took Sali with him when he returned to Lashkar Gah in the southern Afghan province of Helmand. Tracing people who have lost contact with loved ones, or putting families that have become separated by war back in touch, is a fundamental part of Red Cross and Red Crescent work all over the world. Some cases are easy to solve, others take years. He even brought him to stay with his family until a long-term solution as to where to place him could be found.

Despite being well looked after, young Sali was haunted by his missing family. He made friends with a boy called Lonely moms in lashkar gah and they filled the long hours of boredom between school lessons with conversation and play. ICRC contacts in Quetta were alerted and asked to spread the word, hoping that someone would recognize their missing child and come forward. One family did respond, and even came to Lashkar Gah to identify him, but Sali was not their child. It all looked pretty hopeless, and the months were passing.

The one hint that Sali could give to Abdul Baqi was the name of an imam in whose madrassa he had studied.



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