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Meet The Dublin DJ Working As A Medic In Syria – And Looking For Funding

By rosemary

December 20, 2016 at 12:10am

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You can't look anywhere online this week without seeing that photograph of five-year-old Omran Daqneesh, sitting stunned in an ambulance in Syria. He was pulled from the rubble of his home in Aleppo after it was hit by an airstrike. 

Aleppo has been one of the hardest hit in Syria's civil war, where government forces are clashing with rebels, ISIS is encroaching on the north and its civilian population is being decimated, or fleeing. 

Omran Child Syria War

Watching the horror unfold, it can be tough to know what to do – but one Dubliner is already in situ in Northern Syria, working as a medic and in a school on the Iraqi border. 

DJ and special needs assistant Calvin James is co-founder of the Scoop Foundation (Supporting Children Out of Poverty), a global NGO working in Cambodia, India and Syria. 

Calvin James Scoop Foundation Syria

You can contribute to help fund Calvin's work in Syria by donating here, funding ambulance and paramedic services at the clinic Calvin works at in Qamishli.

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