A water filter can protect against diseases like cholera and dysentery, which can become deadly to refugee children weak from their journeys. You can keep clean, safe water flowing — enabling families to stay healthy and rebuild their lives.
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Light from a solar lantern provides safety for women, allows children to do their homework at night and helps entrepreneurs run their businesses. Give this essential tool and help life continue after sunset for a refugee.
For refugee families who have lost everything, a kitchen set of cutlery, plates and utensils can provide not only the necessities to cook a meal, but also a feeling of routine and security. You can provide families with these simple, important tools.
After escaping life-threatening violence, refugee parents want their children to have a safe place to sleep, eat, study and play. That’s what your generosity can provide. Not just shelter — but a home, a sense of normalcy and regained dignity.
Access to clean water and effective sanitation are essential to people's life, health and dignity.
Water filters remove bacteria that cause deadly diseases like cholera and typhoid. This is important in refugee camps because disease can spread quickly.
Caring Americans play an indispensable role in providing safe, clean water to women, children and men fleeing violence and persecution all over the world.
Martin, father and refugee from Central African Republic, makes sure his children wash their hands at Molé refugee camp in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. They are among the thousands of women, children and men who fled violence and persecution in their home country. Thanks to the camp's supply of clean, safe water, Martin and his wife Juliet have also planted a garden. The vegetables it yields supplement the food they buy with cash assistance.
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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