Hama, Syria, Jan. 20, 2019. The Free Hama Health Directorate said that lack of medical services threatens 200 thousand civilians, one-third of them children, in northern and western Hama, Central Syria after some donor organizations decided to suspend support for health projects in Northern Syria. The director of the Directorate’s media office, Ibrahim al-Shamali, said that the health facilities of the Directorate are currently volunteering, until finding others to provide support and services or provide operational expenses and salaries of health workers. On Tuesday, the German Agency for International Cooperation announced the suspension of support for health projects and free health directorates in the governorates of Hama, Idlib, Aleppo, and Latakia until further notice. Characters by appearance: 1- Ibrahim al-Shamali, the media office director. 2- Abdul Hamid Mustafa, administrative director of the Qastoun Medical Center.