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Syrian Refugee Appeals – Help At Home & Abroad

“We feel respected here as human beings. The aid makes a big difference. Our daughters can sleep and rest.”

Ayaat and her family spent 10 days travelling from Syria through Turkey and Greece to cross the border into the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia.


The number of refugees arriving daily on the shores of Greece


The number of refugees and migrants that have entered Europe so far this year


The number of people Red Cross is preparing the help in the next 3 months

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25,000 refugees are set to arrive in Canada by early 2016. Your support allows us to help families adapt to life in Canada and transition to new communities.

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  • Seven mobile Red Cross teams provide assistance on a 24/7 basis at northern and southern border crossing points of Macedonia. Teams are also positioned on the border with Greece.
  • In Hungary, Red Cross volunteers are providing first aid and medical assistance as well as hygiene kits, psychosocial support and reunifying family services.

In 2015, more than 350,000 Syrian refugees fled for Europe. Help us meet the humanitarian needs of these refugees, which includes basic survival items like food and shelter.

  • When Syrian refugees arrive in Montreal, Canadian Red Cross staff and volunteers will be there to extend a warm-hearted welcome and distribute essential items, such as winter clothing, food, diapers and personal hygiene kits.
  • Working alongside government partners and community resettlement agencies, the Red Cross can help families find language services, secure housing and regaining lost livelihoods.