(WHO) – 3-year old Khalid* was badly injured when he was brought into the hospital. He was walking in the street when a blast erupted, destroying buildings around him and trapping him under the rubble. He was found by passers by, who took him and tens of other injured civilians by car to the closest functioning hospital. Khalid was taken by hospital staff to the operating room for immediate surgery. He had lost one of his legs and part of his pelvic area. Fortunately for Khalid, a surgeon was available at the hospital and was able to control the bleeding and perform an emergency surgical procedure.