Syria Emergency Appeal

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The ongoing conflict in Syria has crippled livelihoods severely. You can make a difference.


The people of Syria are suffering under continuous conflict

Syria have been at war for over seven years, with no end in sight. The Syrian conflict is one of the biggest humanitarian crises of this century, with a death toll nearing half a million and over 13 million in desperate need of aid, including five million children.

Over six million people have been displaced within Syria and more than five million are living as refugees in neighbouring countries. Families have two choices: struggle to stay alive inside Syria or risk their lives by fleeing. The ongoing torment is affecting civilians mentally and physically and it is of high importance we reach to these vulnerable people with aid as soon as we can.

You can help save lives and reduce the suffering of those helpless and unsafe in Syria, by providing safe shelter, healthcare and water. You can bring change through your kind donations.

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Help a Syrian Family who is in desperate need

Vulnerable families who have fled from bombs and bullets are in urgent need of shelter, food, clean water and medicine. Many people we meet are traumatised by the horrors they have witnessed.

You can support Syrians both at home, in Lebanon, Turkey and Jordan.

Human Appeal's Work in Syria

Human Appeal has been helping people in Syria since this devastating humanitarian crisis began in 2011. In total, we have helped a total of 2,326,038 people in Syria.

Your generous donations have helped us to:

  • Manage a camp in Deir Hassan, Idlib, providing shelter, drainage systems and a womens’ washing block.
  • Support two women’s and children’s hospitals in Aleppo and Idlib, providing free healthcare to up to 100,000 people.
  • Provide over 2 million hungry people with nutritious food.
  • Supply over 45,000 tonnes of flour to Syrian bakeries.
  • Provide healthcare to nearly 150,000 sick and wounded people.

  • Distribute shelter essentials, mattresses and blankets to over 200,000 people.
  • Help more than 7,000 homeless civilians to access clean water and safe hygiene and sanitation facilities.
  • Provide education to over 37,000 children in Syria and Turkey.
  • Screen pregnant and nursing mothers to catch and prevent child malnutrition.
  • Provide urgent medical care through mobile clinics, vaccination centres and a specialist nutrition team. - We have also provided education to almost 36,000 children in camps, and food and medical care for 23,000 people, with funding from UNICEF.
  • Over winter, we helped 7,100 displaced people in Syria to survive sub-zero temperatures through a camp management project funded by OCHA.
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Samira's Struggle

Samira and her family of 10 fled Aleppo in 2011 at the start of the Syria conflict. They’ve been living in a cramped refugee camp in Lebanon ever since.

Sadly, Samira’s son, Jawad, has not spoken since the first bombings in Aleppo, which happened near the family home. He was just two years old. Too young to understand what was happening, yet he went into a shock, and never recovered.

Seven years later, Jawad is still afraid when he sees new people. He never plays. Never laughs. He communicates with his family using signs. Samira wishes her son could speak and attend school. Yet the everyday struggle of trying to feed her family and trying to access medical help is challenging enough.

Samira prays for a normal life. She dreams she will one day see her son talking and laughing. But like many Syrian refugees in Lebanon, her hope is fading.

With countless lives lost and no end to the war in sight, the Syria conflict, now in its eight year, is the biggest humanitarian crisis of our time. Half the country – more than 11 people – have been killed or forced to flee their homes. Our faith is needed now more than ever.

Let’s support Samira and Jawad. Let’s be the difference. Together we can make life better - one family at a time

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