Sunday, 20 March 2016

Syrian Children Delight In A Subterranean Damascus Playground, Safe From Civil War Shelling

Syrian Children Delight In A Subterranean Damascus Playground, Safe From Civil War Shelling

The full article and more pictures can be obtained from the hyperlink above

I'd written a blog post recently about how sometimes environmental concerns can force childrens playspaces to be built undercover. At the time I hadn't considered bombing or biological warfare to be one of those concerns. More power to the people and organisation who constructed this beautiful playspace.




'Children in Damascus are able to play safely from the shelling in the streets above thanks to an underground playground constructed by activists. The subterranean park, which was built in Ghouta in the eastern part of the capital city, allows the city's youth to have a glimpse of a normal childhood away from the bloodshed of the civil war... at least for a while.'


























I'd written a blog post recently about how sometimes environmental concerns can force childrens to be built undercover. At the time I hadn't considered bombing or biological warfare to be one of those concerns. More power to the people and organisation who constructed this beautiful playspace.
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