Winter without a home
Over 3 million Syrians are refugees. This is the biggest humanitarian emergency of our era and many are now facing a bitter winter ahead.
Since the beginning of the conflict in Syria almost half of all Syrians have been forced to leave their home and flee for their lives in search of safety. Now nearly one million displaced Syrian’s and Iraqi’s are in need of winter aid to survive the coming months.
Some 800,000 people, many who fled their homes in terror with just the clothes on their backs, are in need of shelter assistance, while 940,000 lack basic winter household items.
Many families are living in makeshift shelters and damaged or incomplete buildings, doing their best to survive in incredibly harsh conditions. Old people and children are particularly vulnerable.
What is UNHCR doing to help
UNHCR is working around the clock with other agencies and aid groups providing urgently needed relief as the bitter winter sets in - distributing stoves and fuel for heating, insulation for tents, thermal blankets and winter clothing.
Thanks to the generous support of our donors in the past year alone, 1.7 million refugees received food aid, 350,000 children were enrolled in school, and shelter in camps was provided for more than 400,000 refugees.
You can help make a difference.
Please donate to keep refugees warm and safe this winter
With your kind donation, UNHCR can help refugee children and families receive the life-saving relief and support they desperately need.
Could provide two families with synthetic mats to prevent them from sleeping on the ground
Can provide high thermal fleece blankets to keep a family warm during the bitter winter months
Can provide kitchen equipment for eight families to cook warm food throughout the winter
Can provide a tent to shelter a family from the harsh weather
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