Cold, lonely, hungry and surrounded by conflict. There is little to cheer for Mohamad.
All he has is hope. Hope that one day the guns in Syria will fall silent and that life will return to normal.
“What is this war? We cannot understand it,” he said.
The stories and photos that have emerged from Madaya in recent days have highlighted the plight of those left behind in Syria.
And while much of the focus has been on the besieged town near Damascus, the sad truth is that millions of people across Syria are in exactly the same position.