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.

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

Right now, a staggering 11.7 million people across Syria are in need of humanitarian aid, with 6.5 million people food insecure.

Over six million people are currently displaced inside Syria, whilst almost six million more have since been registered as refugees in various countries across the globe.

Islamic Relief’s R5.2 billion Syria programme

Alhamdulillah, since the devastating conflict began, Islamic Relief has delivered more than R5.2 billion worth of aid inside Syria and in neighbouring countries, assisting millions of vulnerable people.

In 2018 alone, we helped around three million people in need across Syria and in neighbouring Lebanon, Jordan, Turkey and Iraq. Inside Syria, we’ve been working in areas such as Aleppo, Idlib and Homs, amongst others to provide life-saving assistance.

We urgently need your support to help save lives. Please donate now.

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.

R880 could feed a family in Syria for a month

R2650 could provide shelter and bedding for one person

Please donate now and help the people of Syria.


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