Make Sure People Trapped Inside Syria Have Enough to Eat
The news reports were horrifying.
Driven by starvation, desperate Syrians in the besieged town of Madaya foraged for grass and herbs, their last source of nutrition, to make soup. They hadn’t had real food — bread, rice or vegetables — for weeks.
A local doctor reported that hunger had killed a number of residents, and that hundreds more were suffering from malnutrition in the town, where food stocks had been all but exhausted. Children were particularly vulnerable.
Following a negotiated ceasefire, UNHCR — the UN Refugee Agency — was able to truck in much needed food, blankets and medicine on a bitterly cold winter night.
We must make sure that the more than six million Syrians trapped inside their country have the food and other necessitates they need — winter, spring, summer and fall.
Your signature is your voice — your opportunity to fight for the millions whose lives and futures are in jeopardy. Sign our petition affirming your support of USA for UNHCR and help refugees today.
Together we will break down barriers, deliver aid to the millions inside Syria and speak up for those who have suffered for nearly six horrific years. Please, sign our petition today.
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I am outraged that Syrians trapped in their country, driven by starvation, were forced to forage for grass and herbs for nutrition.
That should never happen. Anywhere. In this century.
I stand with USA for UNHCR to save Syria’s most vulnerable people.
I stand with USA for UNHCR to provide emergency food, shelter and medical care to all those in need inside Syria.
I stand with USA for UNHCR to deliver urgent assistance to civilians during monitored, unconditional cease-fires.