For the past seven years, the people of Syria have been suffering the devastating consequences of war with no end in sight.

A staggering 13.1 million people across Syria are in urgent need of humanitarian aid, including more than five million children.

Three million people are living in besieged areas without access to humanitarian aid and the total number of displaced Syrians has risen to 11.5 million.

Urgent need for humanitarian aid in southern Syria

Since 17th June, escalation in hostilities in southern Syria have resulted in the death of thousands of people, the destruction of infrastructure and the displacement of tens of thousands of individuals. The majority of Syrian families are now fleeing to eastern and western Dara’a near the border with Jordan in search of safety and security.

At this very moment, hundreds of thousands of people, including those displaced from their homes, are in urgent need of humanitarian assistance, in particular food and shelter.

Access is a challenge for INGOs, and only UN agencies have been given permission to intervene directly. Islamic Relief is currently exploring all options of aid delivery in the region.

Despite the ongoing escalation in hostilities, our work in Syria continues, providing vital assistance to these vulnerable people.

We urgently need your support to help save lives. Please Donate Now.

Islamic Relief’s £239 million Syria programme

Alhamduillah, since the devastating conflict began, Islamic Relief has delivered more than £239 million worth of aid inside Syria and in neighbouring countries, assisting millions of vulnerable people.

Over nine million of the vulnerable individuals we’ve been helping are inside Syria itself, in areas such as Aleppo, Idlib and Homs, amongst others.

Click here to read more about our response to the Syria crisis.

Our comprehensive Syria emergency response includes:

  • Medical assistance
  • Food parcels and World Food Programme vouchers
  • Shelter assistance and housing grants
  • Water and sanitation assistance
  • Essential non-food items such as baby kits, blankets, clothing and heaters
  • Financial assistance to help refugee families meet their urgent basic needs
  • Livelihoods and educational support
  • Psychosocial assistance for individuals and families left displaced by ongoing conflict
  • Essential aid including food assistance for Palestinians living in Yarmouk camp

We need your help

Hundreds of thousands of civilians have already died and almost five million children are forced to live in dire conditions inside Syria.

£50 could feed a family in Syria for a month

£150 could provide shelter and bedding for one person

Please donate now and help the people of Syria.

Donate towards Syria Emergency Appeal

Donate Zakat towards Syria Emergency Appeal

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