Refugees often flee home with just the clothes they’re wearing. Each winter survival kit includes thermal blankets (5), mattresses (3), winter clothes and a plastic sheet to insulate their tent — crucial supplies for a family with only a tent to protect them from the cold.
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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.
No one should have to sleep on the cold, hard ground, especially after fleeing for their life. Help provide blankets and mats to refugees — compassionate gifts of comfort, safety and warmth.
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.
Thanks to generous USA for UNHCR donors, families in east Aleppo, Syria, received emergency items to prepare for winter. These include blankets, mattresses, winter clothing, plastic sheets, containers to store water and fuel, hygiene kits and solar lights.
Millions of people are displaced inside Syria and in desperate need of aid. These vulnerable women, men and children are especially at risk during winter. Lack of adequate shelter, clothing, medical care and food make them vulnerable to respiratory diseases, hypothermia — and even death.
Syrian refugees Nahih and his son Mouetaz stand outside their shelter in Lebanon’s Bekaa Valley. Thanks to a heating stove — and other winter survival items — the whole family keeps warm.
Each winter, below-freezing temperatures, winds, rain and snow descend on the Bekaa Valley, home to thousands of Syrian refugee families like Nahih's. They depend on people like you for their survival.
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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