Syria Emergency

You can end the suffering. Send your support to Syria today.

Right now 80% of people in Syria are living in poverty, 9.3 million people suffer from food insecurity, 15.5 million people are going without clean water and 2.4 million children have no access to education.

10 Years of Syrian Conflict

With an estimated 11.7 million Syrians in urgent need of humanitarian aid, it’s clear to see that a decade of conflict has ravaged this country and the innocent people within it. Attacks on homes, schools, hospitals and other important infrastructure has decimated entire communities.

Within Syria, 6.2 million people are internally displaced, and 5.6 million Syrians have become refugees after fleeing to neighbouring countries for safety. This is the largest displacement of people since WWII and many are struggling to survive, living in overcrowded, makeshift camps.

Since the war began, Penny Appeal’s emergency responders have been delivering aid in Syria, helping an amazing 141,466 Syrian people in the last 10 years.

We’ve distributed food, medical supplies, hygiene items, tents, clothing, and fuel to vulnerable communities, as well as supporting a Mobile Health Clinic and helping with shelter renovations. But we can do more.

Donate to Syria now, and continue to help people survive this terrible war.

Coronavirus and Crisis in Syria

Even before the spread of Covid-19, the Syrian health care system was crumbling with over 50% of public hospitals closed down.  

Right now, Penny Appeal are on the ground in Syria, providing essential Food Packs and Hygiene Kits to those affected by the deadly coronavirus, as well as supplying hospitals and health centres with Coronavirus Testing Kits, facemasks and Protective Kits to keep the nation safe.


After a decade of war and terror, and with millions of cases of Covid-19 plaguing the country, terrified displaced Syrians are left wondering if anyone really cares.

But we care. And together, we can make a difference. Every donation – however small – helps the Syrian people to survive.

Donate today to help Syrian refugees survive.

What does ‘Where Most Needed’ mean?

We work with experts in the field as well as our established partners on the ground to locate countries, communities, and people that are most in need. So, when we say your donation is being delivered to where most needed, rest assured that you are helping support some of the most vulnerable communities in the world!

We always do our best to meet your requests!

Penny Appeal will endeavour to use your gift as requested, wherever possible. If for any reason we cannot use your donation as you have indicated, we will use it to fund similar projects in other countries or other projects in the relevant country. Penny Appeal’s strategic overview and on the ground experience means it is in the best position to decide how to meet need as it arises.

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