Since 1981 Rouaida and her husband lived in Jobar, an outlying suburb situated to the east of Damascus.
Mouhtaz Alkazem and his wife Reema Kougegame lived in Deir ez-Zor where they both worked as agronomy engineers.
Tomas Saeed and his wife Hanna Safaa were living in Deir ez-Zor with their three daughters Rose, Mirna and Jessy. The father, Tomas, worked in the agricultural sector and had been able to acquire an apartment by means of a loan from the bank.
Maisaa Oubed and her husband Mohamed Maktabi were living with their five children in Hajar Al-Aswad in the suburb south of Damascus.
Alfred Zako and his wife Jeannette Abdelki have two daughters - Lina born in 2009 and Lana born in 2011.
Issa Kamal and his wife Randa Naamey had been living in a house in Erbin since 1992.
Hamid Al-Himedi and Raouda Al-Oubed
Before the outbreak of the hostilities, Hamid Al-Himedi and his wife, Raouda Al-Oubed, were living in Deir Al-Zor with their ten children born between 1986 and 2008.
Abri and Yousef have five children: the oldest, Zi Al-Nourine born in 2006, Lawrence born in 2008, Hala and Haya born in 2010 and the youngest, Mohamed Nur, born in 2017.
Hassan Andron and Samar Al-Essa
My name is Hassan Andron. My wife Salar Al-Essa and I have three children - Zain Al-Abidin, Yazan and Mayar.
Mustafa Shahbo and Samar Al-Haj
Mustafa, born in 1990 and Samar, born in 2001, are the parents of two young children - Amal, 4, and Fahed, 1.
This month we are proposing to aid the church of Saint-Joseph near Damascus.
The family we are proposing to aid in December comprises the parents, Abd Almasih Habou, aged 80, and Samira Zakou, 74, as well as their son Elias, 40.