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SITUATION UPDATE:

After 11 years of conflict in Syria, many children have known no other way of life. 

Protracted conflict has devastated the region, denying children’s rights to health care, shelter, nutrition, education, protection from child trafficking and more.

Right now, 6.1 million children are in urgent need of your support. With the added impact of COVID-19 and its variants over the past two years, preventing supply chains and stretching healthcare to a breaking point, the conditions in Syria are deteriorating even further. 

We need your help to reach every Syrian child. Help UNICEF send urgently needed humanitarian aid and support to Syria. Donate now.

Lives are on the line. We cannot abandon Syria’s children.

HOW WILL MY DONATION HELP CHILDREN IN SYRIA?

Your donation will help UNICEF reach more children with access to education, health care, safe water, nutrition and more. Here are just a few examples of how your gift will help:

  • Your gift of $50 can provide urgent aid to 171 children in need of immediate nutrition, education and emergency relief
  • Your gift of $67 can provide a child with winter clothing so they can stay warm this winter
  • Your gift of $137 can restock a malnutrition treatment centre with therapeutic food and oral rehydration salts to help children facing malnutrition.

How much does it cost to keep a child warm this winter?

$33
Thermal blanket
Provides 5 warm
emergency blankets
$73
Emergency shelter
Provides emergency shelter
for a family of 6

* These are calculated average costs with 10% transportation cost included.

How urgent is the humanitarian situation in Syria?

Funding shortfalls in Syria, Iraq, Lebanon, and the State of Palestine

Over 13.4 million people, including 6.1 million children, require immediate assistance. 6.7 million people are internally displaced. Continued hostilities have caused multiple displacements, and the socio-economic impacts of COVID-19 have also impacted children and families.

Every $ Makes A Difference For Children In Syria

What has UNICEF done to help Syrian children?

UNICEF has been on the ground in Syria and in refugee camps in neighbouring countries since the conflict began 11 years ago, bringing life-saving help and support to children and families.

Because of donations from caring donors, in 2021:

  1. Nearly 1.3 million children and women were provided micronutrient supplements to help combat malnutrition
  2. More than 3.8 million people benefitted from improved access to safe water 
  3. More than 2.2 million children received educational services in formal and non-formal settings
  4. Over 1 million children were reached with child protection support, explosive hazards risk education and psychosocial support

 

Why does UNICEF need my help now?

After more than a decade of conflict, children continue to bear the brunt of the crisis. Nearly 2.5 million children are living in hard-to-reach areas and millions more are living in refugee camps with little hope of returning home. UNICEF will remain on the ground and stay until the end. Please help by making a donation today. 

We need the support of generous and caring donors like you to help us reach:

  1. 1.2 million primary caregivers with infant and young child feeding counselling
  2. 3.2 million children with polio vaccines
  3. 3.6 million people with access to safe water
  4. 1.9 million children with education about the risks of explosive weapons/survivor interventions