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Syria Crisis Appeal

The Syria conflict has passed the five-year point and there is no end in sight. Fighting has forced more than 10 million people from their homes. 

At the heart of the crisis are innocent civilians. These are their stories.

How we're helping in Syria and neighbouring countries

Aid in Syria

We have been supporting people in Syria since before the unrest began. Find out what we're doing.

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Escaping the snipers and bombs

A refugee family sits on a small bed in the room they share in Jordan

Maher and his family fled to Jordan to escape the fighting. Now they struggle to earn enough to pay the rent.

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Volunteering in Syria, for worse and for better

A SARC volunteer playing with Lego with children

Playing with toys is just one of the ways our volunteers give emotional support to children living through the conflict.

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A grave would be better than this life

Syrian Arab Red Crescent volunteers in a snowy street in Homs, Syria

Cold, lonely, hungry and surrounded by conflict. There is little to cheer for Mohamad.

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Syria news

Today the UK government announced it is to take in up to 3,000 more refugees from war-torn Syria by 2020.

Speaking in London today, the head of the ICRC has called for an urgent political solution to the crisis in Syria.