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Syria Crisis Appeal

Syria has been in the grip of conflict for nearly six years. More than 6.3 million people have fled their homes because of fighting. Another 4.8 million now live as refugees in neighbouring countries and beyond.

At the end of December, we helped evaucation around 35,000 people from eastern Aleppo. One aid worker describes what he saw in the video below.

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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Stories from the heart of the Syria crisis

A lady sits with her head in her hands.

How do you tell the story of Syria? You tell it through the eyes of its people.

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Syria crisis: ten snapshots from Aleppo

In Aleppo, a boy stands holding a box of hot foot in a large concrete room surrounded by men sitting on the floor

As thousands flee fierce fighting, the Red Cross is providing essential food, water and medical care.

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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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Syria Crisis Appeal

A Syrian child from Daraa, who is now living in Amman, Jordan.

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Syria news

Millions of people in Damascus, Syria, are facing acute water shortages. The Red Cross and Red Crescent are supplying much-needed water by tanker.

The Red Cross and Red Crescent have completed the evacuation of some 35,000 people from eastern Aleppo.