IN NEED

How to help Syrian refugees

A Syrian refugee in Jordan.

The Syrian conflict began as a peaceful protest in March 2011, during the Arab Spring, but turned into a brutal civil war that has left more than 200,000 dead and caused as many as 10,000 people a day to flee the country. Those helping with the migration and resettlement of the nation’s 6.5 million refugees are overwhelmed.

Quartz has assembled a list of nonprofit organizations that support Syrian refugees by providing shelter, food, educational opportunities, medical supplies, emergency assistance, or general donations. The list is broken down by organization type: those that are large, international groups or umbrella organizations; those focused specifically on relief for children; those operating in Europe; those operating in countries neighboring Syria; and those with a religious affiliation.

If you prefer to give to large, international organizations:

Donate to AMF here.

Donate to CARE here.

Donate to MSF here.

Donate to Goal Global here.

Donate to ICRC here.

Donate to IMC here.

Donate to IRC here.

Donate to Karam Foundation here.

Donate to Medical Teams International here.

Donate to Mercy Corps here.

Donate to OxFam here.

Donate to UNHCR here.

Donate to WFP here.

If you would like to focus on relief for children:

Donate to Save the Children here.

Donate to UNICEF here.

If you would like to focus on efforts in Europe:

Donate to Boat Refugee Foundation here.

Donate to MOAS here.

Donate to Pro-Activa Open Arms here.

Donate to Project HOPE here.

Donate to Starfish Foundation here or through its Amazon wishlist here.

If you would like to focus on efforts in Syria’s neighboring countries:

Donate to ARC here.

Donate to Basmeh Zeitooneh here.

Donate to Collateral Repair Project here.

Donate to Concern Worldwide here.

Donate to DRC here.

Donate to IOM here.

Donate to NEF here.

Donate to ShelterBox here.

Donate to SPI here.

Donate to STL here.

Donate to Syria Relief here.

If you prefer to give through religious organizations:

Donate to Caritas here.

Donate to COHEU here.

Donate to International Orthodox Christian Charities here.

Donate to IRUSA here.

Donate to World Relief here.

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