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War Child - The charity for children affected by war. War Child has staff on the ground in Lebanon – where many of the refugees from Syria have fled.

War Child - The charity for children affected by war

Homs is only 25 miles from the Lebanese border, and many families who were besieged in their homes by the shelling and snipers have escaped into Lebanon. We're also expanding our presence in Jordan - home to Zaa'tari, the second biggest refugee camp in the world. Many of the refugees have been integrated with the local community and are staying with families rather than in refugee camps. Being dispersed makes it harder to provide services for them. Yet most fled with little more than the clothes on their backs and now find themselves needing to pay for their rent and food. Children of Syria. Donate to Support Child Refugees Since the beginning of the conflict, Syrian children have been the forgotten victims of the horrific war.

Children of Syria

ShelterBox USA: - About Us. Some 9 million people have been forced from their homes in war-torn Syria, according to the United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR), having been exposed to violence and unremitting fighting.

ShelterBox USA: - About Us

Protecting Syria's children. As the number of Syrians forced to flee the country's civil war continues to grow, one number stays the same — over half of them are children.

Protecting Syria's children

There are more than one million Syrian refugee children. And every day, thousands more kids are ripped from their homes and schools, left with painful memories of violence and confusion over what they've lost. Meet some of the children we're helping ▸ Mercy Corps has been focused on protecting these youngest refugees since the start of the crisis. We created safe spaces and developed constructive activities where they can heal from trauma, build friendships and develop critical life skills. Syria—What We're Doing to Help - Mercy-USA. According to recent U.S. government reports, there are 12.2 million people in need of humanitarian assistance inside Syria’s borders; there are 7.6 million Internally Displaced Persons, and 3+ million Syrians displaced in neighboring countries. 5.5 million children are affected by the crisis. [1] The situation for the Syrian people becomes more desperate by the day as access to food, and medical services and supplies becomes scarce due to deadly armed conflict.

Syria—What We're Doing to Help - Mercy-USA

Since October 2012, Mercy-USA for Aid and Development’s Syrian relief workers have been providing food aid inside Syria. Currently, we are assisting 1,000 displaced and vulnerable families with monthly food baskets and infant formula in the northern Syrian city of Aleppo. In addition to the reliable, monthly food distribution these families are relying on, Mercy-USA has also distributed seasonal aid in the form of winter clothing, mats, sleeping mattresses, blankets and Ramadan iftar food baskets. Help Syrian Refugees - Life for Relief and Development. International Orthodox Christian Charities.

International Orthodox Christian Charities (IOCC) supports one of the largest established networks to deliver life-saving humanitarian aid inside Syria where more than 10.8 million people are currently in need of assistance, 6.5 million of which are internally displaced.

International Orthodox Christian Charities

In addition to its work inside Syria, IOCC staff is working regionally to address the growing needs of more than 3.2 million refugees in Jordan, Lebanon, Iraq and Armenia as well as people in need in those host countries. Responding to one of the worst humanitarian and refugee crises in history, IOCC is one of the few international nongovernmental organizations working on the ground across Syria to provide aid to people who have been displaced inside the country by the civil war. In providing this aid, IOCC works in close partnership with the Greek Orthodox Patriarchate of Antioch and All the East. EMERGENCY AID — Distribution of dry food parcels, infant care kits, clothing, mattresses, blankets, and bedding.

Donate to our Syria Emergency Response Efforts - International Medical Corps. Please notify us if you are having trouble with this page; during business hours call – 310 826-7800 x119, after business hours email – donation@InternationalMedicalCorps.org International Medical Corps has received tax-exempt status as a publicly supported organization as provided by the Internal Revenue Code under section 501(c) (3) and the California Revenue and Taxation Code Section 23701 (d).

Donate to our Syria Emergency Response Efforts - International Medical Corps

International Medical Corps' tax identification number is 95-3949646. Your donation is tax deductible to the extent allowed by law. Syrian Humanitarian Relief – Islamic Relief USA. The Syrian conflict has now entered it’s fifth year (it began in March 2011).

Syrian Humanitarian Relief – Islamic Relief USA

The situation is disastrous—entire towns and neighborhoods have been decimated or isolated, and many Syrians have been living in daily turmoil. In many communities, people are reluctant to step outside of their homes because they can’t guarantee what doing so will mean—danger lurks almost everywhere. Others have been pushed out of their neighborhoods to try to find refuge in adjacent areas. They cannot commute to work, school and other places of business, or get supplies or medical care. This makes life unbearable for people who already have little access to food, water, medical care and electricity. Syria Crisis. Humanitarian Crisis in Syria: Concern Responds.

Millions of Lives Are At Risk Now in its third year, the Syrian civil war has sparked one the greatest population exoduses in modern history, with some 2.4 million Syrians fleeing to neighboring countries.

Humanitarian Crisis in Syria: Concern Responds

Providing Lifesaving Support for Syrian Refugees. Seven-year-old Raghed, a Syrian refugee, stands on a trash pile at an informal refugee settlement in Lebanon's Bekaa Valley.

Providing Lifesaving Support for Syrian Refugees

Photo by Sam Tarling for CRS Syria is at the center of the world's most devastating humanitarian emergency. Once a vibrant hub of Middle Eastern culture and history, Syria has been besieged by internal conflict that has uprooted millions of innocent families. Of those, 3.2 million Syrians have fled across the border into Jordan, Lebanon, Turkey and Egypt.

Syria Humanitarian Crisis. FAQs: War in Syria, children, and the refugee crisis. Nearly 2 million Syrian children are refugees, the United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR) reports. An upsurge in fighting has complicated aid efforts as the conflict enters its fifth year.