Some of the Organizations Who Help Syrian Refugees
By: Tasnim Elnasharty/Arab America Contributing Writer
Lebanon alone has over 1.5 million Syrian refugees, with the global number of Syrian refugees totaling something like 5.6 million people. However, there are no conventional refugee camps. Rather, Syrian refugees live in casual tent settlements, surrendered structures, or lease squeezed spaces in the nation’s decades-old Palestinian camps. With so many Syrians living in the world as refugees, many people want to help them, but maybe they don’t know how. Yet, there are so many organizations that want to help refugees in any way possible. This article shows some of the organizations that help Syrian refugees.
Background about Syrian refugees
Syrian refugees are seeking refuge from the crisis happening in their country, while they come together to form a union and protect themselves.
Good shelters in refugee camps are hard to find, and many refugee camps do not have the resources to provide the shelters, food, or nutrition that the people need.
While there are over millions of Syrian refugees, in Lebanon there are over 1.5 million refugees which makes the highest number of refugees per capita. The countries with the next highest number of refugees are Jordan and Iraq, where many of the refugees live close to or within refugee camps.
These pictures show that Syrian refugees need so many things. They can’t afford such as clean water, sanitation facilities and so on. Their needs grow day by day due to the war and growing population.
Facts about Syrian Refugees
3,000,000 people have fled to neighboring Turkey, Lebanon, Jordan, and Iraq and more than 7,000,000 are inside uprooted in Syria, as indicated by the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees. In Europe, more than 420,000 have documented applications for asylum, as of August.
This circumstance has put a strain on the nation’s as of now the unsteady foundation and social framework and made tending to the issue considerably increasingly convoluted for the non-government associations on the ground.
Some smaller organizations to consider for helping Syrian refugees
Syrian American Medical Society gives restorative treatment on the ground in southern Syria just as for outcasts in Turkey, Lebanon, and Jordan. It was positioned as a Silver-level member on Guidestar’s Exchange, and its 2013 yearly report expresses that just a single one penny of each dollar went to authoritative expenses.
Karam Foundation is a Chicago-based charity that works out of Turkey to raise assets for reconstructing schools in Syria and verifying instructive open doors for Syrian kids. They create Karam Houses, where young refugees reside. These houses are innovative education centers aimed at preserving the shared cultural identity and helping young refugees create their own paths to leadership.
Islamic Relief USA is a bigger nonprofit that is truly legitimate and has many causes to help in addition to helping Syrian refugees. It gives nourishment, garments, lodging necessities, and medicine for refugees in neighboring nations. To help these endeavors, indicate “Syrian Humanitarian Aid” as the assigned nation on the donation page.
Project Amal Ou Salaam supports schools in Syria, Jordan and Turkey; it likewise sorts out expressions, show, sports and photography workshops for refugees in and outside of Syria. The schools teach art, photography, music, sports, and team building to foster feelings of trust in Syrian children and give them a path to help them deal with the trauma.
The organizations say that all of the funds they bring up straightforwardly to support refugee kids. Various associations are attempting to get supplies to vagrants and evacuees in need.
More Organizations Who Help Syrian Refugees
Save the Children is giving diapers, cleanliness packs, and different rudiments to families influenced by the emergency in Europe. They are also helping more with the pandemic to prevent the spread of the virus in the camps.
The World Food Programme is giving nourishment vouchers to over a million refugees in nations including Turkey, Lebanon, and Jordan. In any case, an ongoing absence of subsidizing has constrained genuine reductions, and many thousands have lost their advantages.
The United Nations Refugee Agency is giving life-saving help to evacuees in an assortment of nations over the Middle East and Europe. The aid is in form of money, medicine, food, stoves, fuel for heating, thermal blankets, and more.
The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies is associated with helping displaced people and vagrants in various nations and accommodates fundamental needs, for example, a safe house and medicinal help.
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