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Refugee Crisis Appeal

Vulnerable families urgently need your help

After enduring years of conflict and with no hope of peace, people continue to make exhausting and dangerous journeys to Europe in search of sanctuary.

With borders across Europe now effectively closed for almost a year, thousands of refugees remain stranded. More than ever, they need your help.

How we’re helping

We’re helping refugees in Greece and Serbia, and continuing to work in the Middle East to support displaced Syrians and Iraqis. We're also working in other conflict-affected countries including South Sudan and the Democratic Republic of Congo.

In Serbia and Greece we are providing hot meals, water and washing facilities, and cash to refugee communities living in freezing conditions. Thankfully, in the sites in which our partners work, refugees have been moved into heated buildings.

Our partners are also providing legal protection services to unaccompanied children and families on the Greek mainland, and housing support to some of the most vulnerable refugees awaiting relocation to other countries in Europe.

Frightened people continue to flee Syria, Iraq and other places of conflict around the world. Please donate to help us reach many more vulnerable families with essential support.

Donate now

Your donations are providing:
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Hygiene kits

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Legal support

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Cash and vouchers

How we work in an emergency

We're based in countries affected by disasters so we can be there before, during and after an emergency to save lives and support people long term. Through our work with local organisations in these countries, we can talk directly to the people affected to provide the most useful emergency response.  

Find out more about our approach

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Contact our press team by email or on the 24 hour press duty phone: +44 (0) 7850 242 950

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