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Refugee Crisis Appeal

Vulnerable families urgently need your help.

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After enduring years of conflict and with no hope of peace, people continue to make exhausting and dangerous journeys to Europe in search of sanctuary.

With borders across Europe now closed, thousands of refugees are stranded. They urgently need your help.


How we're helping

We’re helping refugees in Greece and Serbia, and continuing to work in the Middle East to support displaced Syrians and Iraqis.

In Greece, we’re providing essentials such as beds, mattresses and hygiene kits, to refugees stranded on the Greek Islands. In Athens, we’re providing legal protection services to unaccompanied children, and we’re providing housing support to some of the most vulnerable refugees.

In Serbia our local partner is providing humanitarian support to refugees who are unable to continue their journeys through Europe, and who are determined not to return to the countries from which they escaped.

Frightened people continue to flee Syria, Iraq and other places of conflict around the world.

Please donate to help us reach many more vulnerable families with essential support.

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How can you help?

Donate - give directly to this appeal

Pray - read prayers and worship resources

Church collection - call our Belfast office on 028 9064 8133 or our Dublin office on 01 496 7040 to order resources.


Your donations are providing:

  • Hygiene kits

  • Shelter

  • Legal support


How we work in an emergency

We're based in countries affected by disasters so we can be there before, during and after an emergency to save lives and support people long term.

Through our work with local organisations in these countries, we can talk directly to the people affected to provide the most useful emergency response.

Find out more about our approach

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Refugee Crisis Appeal

Help support refugee relief in Europe and people in the countries they are fleeing from.

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