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Published on Jun 27, 2013
In Syria, a humanitarian crisis has developed as millions flee conflict, facing homelessness, hunger and food shortages. The United Nations World Food Programme is working to provide emergency assistance to 2.5 million hungry people inside Syria and more than one million refugees who have fled to neighboring countries. Needs remain great and the children of Syria are particularly vulnerable. Syrian families need your support today.
At UpWorthy, Megan Kelley complains that this need for food and other aid for refugees has been eclipsed by news coverage of the civil war. So she urges you to pass on the video, and the pleas for help:
Maybe someday the world will be peaceful and perfect and we won’t need emergency aid. In the meantime, let’s do what we can to help give Syrians one less thing to worry about.
And at 1:57, remember: Providing aid to people in need is an amazing thing to do, but we can’t forget that the real heroes are the ones who face the tragedy and strive against it every day.
- Where’s the public outcry over Syrian humanitarian crisis, experts ask (globalnews.ca)
- 1 million children have fled Syria as refugees: UNICEF (globalnews.ca)
- Angelina Jolie: What’s Happening to Syrian Children Is “Sickening” (Forevervogue.com)
- Syrian Child Refugee Has Beautiful Outlook Despite Representing 1 Million Displaced Children (VIDEO) (huffingtonpost.com)
- WATCH: Young Syrian Refugee Helps Sister With Disabilties, Has Best Attitude Ever (huffingtonpost.com)
- Number of children who have fled Syria reaches a million, says UN – Reuters (reuters.com)
- Make good on pledges, urges UK (theguardian.com)
- United Nations Blog