Syria crisis

Over five years of violence has brought death and destruction to Syria. Millions of people have been forced from their homes or have fled the country. Many of them are children.

6.3 million people displaced inside Syria
5 million people live in besieged cities and hard-to-reach areas
  4.8 million refugees live in the neigbouring countries and beyond


This year, our team in Syria has carried out 55 cross frontline operations, bringing food and essential aid to 8 million of people, and clean water to millions more.

Thanks to our joint efforts with the Syrian Arab Red Crescent, we are able to help people in areas that few other humanitarian organizations can reach.

But the scale of the crisis is greater than anything we have faced in the last 15 years. We must do more. Please donate and support our work.

15 million
people benefited from access to clean drinking water and sanitation.
8 million
people were provided with food.
1.1 million
people were able to access health care.
ICRC in Syria

For more on the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement's response in Syria, visit the Red For Syria website.

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