Unfortunately, Mega-Powers consistently wage proxy wars in the homelands of smaller countries around the globe. While these sponsoring powers are flexing their political and military muscles, posturing to gain supremacy, citizens suffer and die.
The archetypical story of the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse replays itself continuously; Conquest, War, Famine and Disease ravage the landscape.
One notable organization that attempts to bring a healing balm is Doctors Without Borders. War continues to rage in Syria, leaving millions of people in desperate need of medical and humanitarian assistance. Years of conflict have uprooted millions and caused widespread suffering.
Additional information on how Doctors Without Borders is helping in Syria: