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Syria: Displaced Ras al-Ain residents lodge in al-Hasaka school

0 17.10.2019 Инфо

M/S Men and children carrying bags, Tell Beydar, Hasakeh governorate
M/S Children sit on top of truck
C/U Bike and bags inside truck
M/S Bags with refugee's belongings inside truck
W/S Man carrying bag of clothes
M/S Woman washing clothes
M/S Children playing
SOT, Ibrahim al-Hamo, Displaced person from Ras al-Ain (Arabic): "We escaped ISIS [and] Turkey, and from the Erdogan the criminal, we came here to al-Hasaka."
M/S Clothes hanging to dry on a wall *CUTAWAY*
SOT, Ibrahim al-Hamo, Displaced person from Ras al-Ain (Arabic): "This is our seventh day as refugees, we came here today, there are no rations nor [relief] organizations, our kids are astray on streets."
M/S Child sit on the floor with bags of refugee's belongings
M/S Woman carrying bucket up stairs
SOT, Miskeen, Displaced person from Ras al-Ain (Arabic): "All of us were deported from our houses [with] the kids. There is no place to stay in, no water nor anything. We are all staying in a school."
M/S Girl cleaning stairs *CUTAWAY*
SOT, Miskeen, Displaced person from Ras al-Ain (Arabic): "Where would we go to? We lost our entire lands, we lost our homes, our furniture in our houses are looted now, where shall we go? Isn’t there anyone to protect us?"
C/U Baby sleeping
SOT, Mustafa Mohammad Hasan, Displaced person from Serikani (Arabic): "God created us –we the Kurds- to go homeless, God created us without anyone to protect us, [there were] warplanes, shelling, projectiles, etc. why, brother!, why don’t the states do something? I mean: the European states are supporting [Erdogan], the US and the UN. We were supposed to be [Trump’s] partners and allies against ISIS. That is ISIS, ISIS did not come to an end in the region yet. There is a camp in al-Hoal, it is a time bomb, we don’t know at what minute ISIS [members] would turn hell loose."
M/S Baby sleeping *CUTAWAY*
SOT, Ahmad Hasan, Displaced person from Ras al-Ain (Arabic): "[The Turkish army] forced us to leave and shelled us with warplanes, they made us homeless and killed our children, they looted our houses. What do they want from us? They are terrorists."
W/S Woman sitting with child *CUTAWAY*
SOT, Ahmad Hasan, Displaced person from Ras al-Ain (Arabic): "Our kids are homeless in the desert. Every 4 or five [use] the same blanket, and ten families are staying in one room."
M/S Children singing
SCRIPT
Several residents of the Turkish-Syrian border city of Ras al-Ain fled their homes and took shelter in a high school in the city of Tell Beydar, al-Hasaka governorate, as shown on footage from Wednesday.
Carrying their belongings inside plastic bags and using trucks for transportation, families try to adapt to the new location. Footage shows women washing clothes in a washbasin on the streets and clothes hanging to dry on the school's wall.
"All of us were deported from our houses [with] the kids. There is no place to stay in, no water nor anything. We are all staying in a school,” said Miskeen.
"This is our seventh day as refugees, we came here today, there are no rations nor [relief] organizations, our kids are astray on streets,” said another displaced resident.
On October 9, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced the beginning of a military operation in north-eastern Syria dubbed 'Operation Peace Spring’. Ankara says the aim of the Turkish offensive is to create a 'safe zone' cleared of Kurdish groups.
The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs estimates over 160,000 people have been displaced from the Syrian-Turkish border area since the start of the Turkish offensive.