More than 400,000 Syrians have fled to neighbouring countries to escape their government's violent crackdown on a 20-month uprising.

But many other civilians who could not flee the regime's bombardments of residential areas are now facing a severe plight. 

Al Jazeera's Andrew Simmons travelled to the Myasar district of Aleppo to spend a day with a family living in squalor and desperation.

Source: Al Jazeera