Syria
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Syria crisis: The ICRC is helping both people inside Syria, who are facing extremely difficult conditions because of the conflict, and the hundreds of thousands of Syrian refugees in Jordan, Lebanon and Iraq.

In cooperation with the Syrian Arab Red Crescent, we are distributing food and other essentials, restoring water supplies and supporting medical services.

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In numbers

In 2020

  • 600,000 people
    benefited from food and assistance programmes since the start of 2020.
  • 260,000+ vulnerable people
    including the elderly and people with disabilities, benefitted from the ICRC’s emergency food assistance.
  • 650,000 Syrians
    benefited from the support ICRC provided to public hospitals.
  • 10 million Syrians
    received access to clean water on a daily basis.
  • 250,000+ people
    continue to be supported with food on a monthly basis.
  • 750,000 people
    benefited from hygiene kit distribution.

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