Children and their families are in desperate need following a series of deadly earthquakes that struck Turkey and Syria borders. 

Your donation today to the Children's Emergency Fund can help us respond quickly to children living in crisis in countries like Turkey, Syria and around the world. Together, we can protect children in crisis.

Donate to Help Children in Syria and Syrian Refugees

After 12 years of conflict and displacement, 15.3 million people, 75% of whom are women and children, are in need of humanitarian assistance.

As the war continues, Syrian refugee families are being pushed even further into poverty. As boys drop out of school to help their families survive, they face an increased risk of exploitation by armed groups. Girls in Syria face a high risk of child trafficking and sexual exploitation, including child marriage.

Syrian children need support more than ever. Don’t let them suffer a lifetime of war.

The Challenge for Syria's Children

Many of Syria’s children and their families live in areas where basic services are almost non-existent. The essential infrastructure they rely on - such as healthcare, education and water and hygiene services - has been decimated.

  • 77% of the population has been forcibly displaced due to conflict
  • 28% of children suffer from stunting due to malnutrition
  • 2.4 million children are currently out of school
  • 1 in 26 girls between age 15-19 gives birth
  • 82% of people live in poverty
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How You’re Changing Children’s Lives

Thanks to giving people like you, our work for the children of Syria is making a difference.

After 12 years of conflict in Syria, millions of children have had the worst possible start in life. 

Our humanitarian teams and partners in Lebanon, Jordan, Egypt, Iraq and Turkey are also present in camps and host communities, providing Syrian refugees and vulnerable children from these host communities with food, shelter, water and sanitary services, and access to medical care, education and child protection.


  • We have supported 4.2 million people, including 2.6 million children
  • We are working to make sure children and their mothers are receiving the nutrition and health services they need.
  • We support over 90 education facilities including schools, to make sure that all children can continue to learn
  • We work to reunite children with their loved ones

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