Sondos is 8 years old and comes from a besieged area in the suburbs of Damascus. In 2016, she and her family were the victims of bombing. Still traumatised by what she has been though, she now lives as a refugee in Lebanon where she receives psychological support from Handicap International. Find out more at https://bit.ly/BOMBED
Since 2012, Handicap International has been working alongside the victims of the Syrian conflict, in particular victims of explosive weapons. Supported by ECHO, the organisation currently has 500 professionals working in Lebanon, Jordan and Syria to assist the most vulnerable, including people with injuries, people with disabilities, and people who are elderly or isolated. Its teams also intervene to help displaced people and refugees living in camps or hosted in local communities. Handicap International provides rehabilitation and orthopaedic fitting services, offers psychological support, ensures the most vulnerable have access to humanitarian aid, raises awareness of explosive remnants of war, conducts mine clearance work and distributes emergency kits.