Working alongside everyday Syrians
As the geo-political implications of this crisis continue to reverberate around the world, one thing remains clear for us – we need to help families who are facing the aftermath of conflict every single day.
Registered Syrian refugees in Turkey, Lebanon, Jordan, Iraq and Egypt
Percentage of these registered refugees who are living in refugee camps
Number of internally displaced people inside Syria
Throughout the long years of conflict in Syria, everyday Syrians didn't lose hope. They're the real heroes who have emerged in the heart of this crisis. Throughout the crisis, we worked side by side with them to build water and sanitation infrastructure that fix and make livable abandoned buildings where people have sought shelter. We distribute food to people who've been cut off by the violence. And we provide counseling and support to children and their families.
The work continues. And more and more, we're helping Syrians heal and rebuild.
Creating Safe Environments
The UN estimates that there are a staggering 12 million people in need of humanitarian assistance in Syria. Half of all Syrians have fled their homes – some have crossed the border into other countries, but most remain inside Syria. 7.6 million of them, in fact. And, those who remain face massive food insecurity, the constant threat of conflict, and collapsing infrastructure - 2.6 million Syrian children are out of school and many Syrians are struggling to find ways to provide for their families. This is one of the catastrophic disasters of our time.
We're working alongside truly heroic Syrians – regular people who have risen to the challenge to provide critical humanitarian aid to their neighbors at great personal risk. These citizen humanitarians are former doctors, lawyers, shopkeepers, and businesspeople, all who have dedicated their lives to saving the lives of others. These efforts, these people, desperately need support.
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