From the UNICEF website:
The brutal, five-year old Syrian war has affected 80% of the country’s children — 8.4 million young livesshattered by violence, fear, displacement and death. The terrible conflict in besieged cities like Aleppo is increasing their suffering.
In response, UNICEF has helped mobilize the largest relief operation in history — providing safe water, nutrition, polio vaccinations, temporary schools and more. But these children’s needs are outgrowing our resources.
Donate here, now, to help Syrian children stay as safe as possible.
From the White Helmets’ website:
When the bombs rain down, the Syrian Civil Defence rushes in. In a place where public services no longer function these unarmed volunteers risk their lives to help anyone in need – regardless of their religion or politics. Known as the White Helmets these volunteer rescue workers operate in the most dangerous place on earth.
As the conflict in Syria worsens, ordinary people are paying the highest price. More than 50 bombs and mortars a day land on some neighbourhoods in Syria. Many are rusty barrels filled with nails and explosives, rolled out the back of government helicopters — bakeries and markets are the most commonly hit targets. When this happens the White Helmets rush in to search for life in the rubble – fully aware that more bombs may fall on the same site. These volunteers have saved 73,530 lives – and this number is growing daily.
Especially with the disastrous events in Aleppo right now, what this group is doing is crucial. Strongly consider supporting them via a donation if you’re able.