The Syrian civil war of the last two years has led to over 100,000 fatalities, 4.25 million internally displaced people and over 2 million people displaced abroad, mostly in Lebanon, Jordan, Turkey, Iraq and Egypt.
Many of the worst affected civilians are women with young children who are suffering shock, minor trauma, and lack food, safe water, hygiene and medical attention. There are large temporary camps now such as Za'atari in Jordan where conditions are not ideal.
As winter approaches, they will also need blankets and warm clothing. There are also fears of the spread of typhoid and diarrhoea due to the lack of safe drinking water and sanitation in many of the refugee settings.
Humanity First is working on the ground for a long term assistance program covering relief supplies and medical assistance in the region. We appeal for your support to ensure that we can respond effectively. The vast majority of our team are volunteers so your contribution will go a long way for the women and children in this disaster.