Toothpaste. Soap. Laundry detergent. Access to these basic products is often taken for granted — but not by a family that was forced to flee. Your gift can provide household items to keep refugees healthy from disease — and restore their dignity.
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Vaccinating children gives them a better chance of survival, which is why it’s a top UNHCR priority in a humanitarian crisis. Help protect refugee children from fatal diseases like polio, measles and cholera.
Every two minutes, a child dies from malaria. Refugees, weakened by their journeys, are even more vulnerable. A mosquito net is a simple — and lifesaving — solution. Your gift can help purchase mosquito nets and fund prevention and education efforts.
You can provide an emergency rescue kit to a thirsty, hungry and cold refugee. Simple items — a towel, thermal blanket, bottled water, an energy bar, dry clothing and shoes — are comforting lifelines during a time of great need.
A young girl bathes her baby brother in a wash basin. Their family now lives in Cameroon’s UNHCR-supported Gado refugee site, which is home to approximately 25,000 refugees from the Central African Republic who fled violence. Access to basic hygiene items prevents the spread of water-borne diseases like cholera, which can be especially deadly to children under the age of five.
Rohingya girls pump water and wash laundry at a well site in Kutupalong refugee camp, Bangladesh.
Samina Akter, a Rohingya refugee living in a UNHCR-supported camp in Bangladesh, starts her morning by brushing her teeth — and safeguarding her health. A historically persecuted religious minority, the Rohingya have endured horrific violence at the hands of Myanmar’s military forces. USA for UNHCR’s supporters are ensuring that these refugees have the humanitarian aid they need to rebuild their lives.
We promise to honor your generosity and use your donation in the most effective way possible to help refugees. The catalog items shown reflect periodic surveys of the countries UNHCR operates in and represent both the need and price of critical aid items. Although each item is representative of the gift category in which it appears, donations will be used to provide assistance where it is needed most.
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