Syrian doctors forced to crowdfund safer underground hospitals due to aid rules

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Donors urged to relax strict guidelines that allow use of aid to replace bombed medical equipment but prevent funding for makeshift underground facilities

Doctors in Syria have had to resort to crowdfunding in a desperate attempt to keep makeshift hospitals running in caves and underground, where they are protected from targeted bombing raids.

Rules governing how aid budgets are spent have blocked funding, forcing medics to seek alternative means of building and reinforcing the facilities, according to a report by the Syria Campaign, an advocacy group.

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