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World Vision providing blankets, mattresses and emergency supplies to those fleeing violence in Aleppo
As families and children flee the city of Aleppo, facing displacement, violence and freezing temperatures, World Vision today issued a call to millions around the world to light a #Candle4Syria, to show solidarity with those suffering in Syria this season.
Americans are less willing to respond to the needs of refugees than they were a year ago, according to the findings of World Vision’s second annual survey on Americans’ willingness to help refugees, particularly those affected by the conflicts in Syria and Iraq.
More than 50,000 people have been displaced by the conflict – almost half are children under 18.
World Vision has been setting up Child Friendly Spaces to provide safe spaces for children to play and receive psycho-social support in northern Iraq.
Up to a million people could leave the city, which has been occupied since June 2014. World Vision workng to pre-position supplies of food, clean water and hygiene kits, will set up Child Friendly Spaces for children to find normalcy.
As military action begins in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul, hundreds of thousands are likely to flee the embattled city. Here's how World Vision has prepared to care for them.
A statement by over 100 Syrian, regional and international humanitarian and human rights organizations on Monday’s attack on a humanitarian convoy in Aleppo