With an unprecedented number of large and simultaneous emergencies occurring around the world, UNHCR needs your help now more than ever. We are working around the clock and providing life-saving aid in areas like Syria, Iraq and South Sudan.
Your donation will make an impact by providing immediate assistance in the field—including tents, blankets, cooking sets, medicine and other life-saving needs—to those who need it most.
Show that child she’s not alone. Become a monthly donor today.
How you can help
A monthly gift allows us to help more families in need and provide ongoing support in emergencies. Here are some examples of what your monthly donations could achieve over one year:
$15 per month
Can supply vaccinations to safeguard refugee children against diseases such as measles and polio
$20 per month
Can buy an Emergency Assistance Package to give a family the essentials for survival and shelter
$35 per month
Can sink a well, providing safe drinking water for refugee families in a camp
$50 per month
Can buy a sturdy, all-season tent for a refugee family, protecting them from the elements
Turmoil in Syria has forced nearly 3 million people to flee for their lives.
South Sudan Emergency
Renewed conflict in South Sudan has displaced many and forced tens of thousands of people across borders in search of safety.
Central African Republic
Renewed conflict has exacerbated the already precarious situation in CAR. The country is mired in a worsening humanitarian crisis, marked by brutality and massive displacement.
War, drought and starvation have forced hundreds of thousands of Malians to abandon their homes in search of safety.
Intense fighting in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has forced hundreds of thousands of Congolese to flee their homes.
Renewed violence in Iraq has forcibly displaced more than 1.2 million people. The UN has declared this crisis a level three emergency - the highest possible emergency level.
UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, is the world’s leading organization aiding and protecting people forced to flee their homes due to violence, conflict and persecution. Our committed staff of 8,600 work in more than 125 countries—providing shelter, food, water, medical care and other life-saving assistance to refugees around the world.
We pride ourselves on ensuring resources are used responsibly and efficiently to benefit displaced people around the world. That’s why we can send 82 cents of every one dollar you donate directly to uprooted families living in dire conditions, giving them hope for a brighter future.
If you have questions concerning your donation to the UN Refugee Agency, or if you experience difficulties while processing your donation on this site, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call our toll-free line, at 1-877-232-0909.
Under the Canadian Income Tax and Regulations Act (Section 110.1.(1)(a)(v) - Corporation donations / Section 118.1.(1) (e) - Individual donations) all donations made to United Nations agencies are tax deductible.
A monthly gift allows us to help more families in need
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