In response to the conflict in Syria, CARE is providing life-saving assistance to Syrian refugees in Jordan, Lebanon, Turkey and Egypt and to people affected by the crisis in Syria.
13.5 million people need assistance in Syria
4.8 million Syrian refugees
6.3 milllion internally displaced people
4.9 million Syrians trapped in bedieged or hard-to-reach areas
7 million people are food insecure
(Figures from UN (OCHA) 2017 Humanitarian Needs Overview for Syria)
To date CARE has reached over 2.34 million people in Jordan, Egypt, Lebanon and inside Syria, in support of this crisis.
You can help provide life-saving assistance to those affected by crisis in Syria.
Jordan: To date, CARE has reached more than 465,000 people in Jordan.
This includes supporting refugees and host families with cash to buy food, pay rent and bills, seek medical care and purchase household essentials. CARE also distributed blankets, mattresses and heaters to help families face the cold winter months. In addition, we run support centres for refugees, where Syrian families have received relief items and information on obtaining health care and other services.
CARE has also partnered with the UN Refugee Agency to provide vital services at the Azraq refugee camp, including providing refugees with information, running the community centres and offering psychosocial support.
Lebanon: In Lebanon, CARE is working to meet refugees’ most pressing needs, mainly providing water, sanitation, shelter and cash assistance, as well as livelihood and shelter support. These projects have so far reached more than 250,000 people.
Turkey: CARE has reached more than 45,000 Syrian refugees in Turkey. CARE is providing hygiene kits and e-vouchers to vulnerable Syrian families in need of food assistance, hygiene items, and other necessities such as clothing or fuel for stoves. CARE is also establishing community groups that address protection issues, including psychosocial needs, early marriage, and gender-based violence.
Egypt: CARE is raising awareness among refugees of sexual exploitation and other forms of gender-based violence to protect them from abuse. We also plan to help refugees with cash and other material assistance to help meet their most basic needs. To date, CARE Egypt had reached more than 18,500 refugees through protection support.
Syria: CARE is providing life-saving emergency assistance to people affected by the conflict in Syria. We are providing food and emergency supplies to families, winterization kits, and emergency medical equipment and support for women. More than 43,000 people were reached in Syria through food, livelihood, shelter and winterization support
CARE is impartial and neutral and we do not take sides. We provide assistance based on need alone.
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