Youssef al-Mallah said Civil Defense volunteers would donate their first salaries if they become full-time employees. (The Daily Star/Mohammad Azakir)
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Thursday's Cabinet session was the final straw for more than 2,000 Civil Defense volunteers as their calls to become full-time employees went unaddressed.There we're going to die and here we're going to die, there for free and here for free," he told The Daily Star.At least 20 volunteers have expressed their interest in making the trip to Syria to undertake their humanitarian duties. The Cabinet convened Thursday to discuss an agenda of 140 items, approving just 14 decrees.If passed, the decree would improve the situation of around 2,400 volunteers.
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