In the time it took you to read this sentence, three people were forced to abandon everything and flee their homes in search of safety.
Today, war, violence, and persecution is driving more people from their homes than ever before. There are 100 million forcibly displaced people worldwide, and tens of thousands of people are fleeing for their lives every day.
Today, hundreds of thousands of refugee and displaced families live in extreme poverty as a result to the deteriorating economic situation around the world, in addition to emerging wars and new refugee crises. Now, more than ever, vulnerable families need our help.
“We can only afford to eat grains. Thank God, we still have a shelter that we can safely live under its roof.”
Layla, an internally displaced grandmother in Iraq
We are working around the clock to extend our lifesaving aid to the millions of people around the globe who have nowhere else to turn.