Naweed Tanha, 17, was injured in a blast and taken to the EMERGENCY Surgical Center in Kabul, Afghanistan. (Photo by Anna Coren/CNN)
EMERGENCY knows firsthand that war is the greatest threat to public health. Since 1994, the group has treated over 6 million people in war-zones and provided high-standard free-of-charge medical and surgical care.
Many of the patients that EMERGENCY treats are just children, like Naweed Tanha. Show your solidarity with civilians and their children in Afghanistan, Iraq, and other areas where endless war is being waged by the executive branch of the U.S. Government.
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"I was with my friends -- we're all poor, innocent people. I was a few meters away getting some water from the nearby water hand pump and as I was returning the bang happened. By the time I opened my eyes I saw myself injured and saw bodies of my other friends laying on the ground." -Naweed Tanha, 17, was injured in a blast and taken to the EMERGENCY Surgical Center in Kabul, Afghanistan. …
EMERGENCY runs the only high-standard, free-of-charge surgical center in Kabul for victims of war. Among the many services provided at this hospital are the life-saving surgeries that save the limbs of children injured by war. An arm or leg can be saved through a surgery that involves inserting a special pin ($85) that is held in place by screws ($15) that stabilize the limb so it doesn't have…
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