Britain Helps - 'I want the war to end'

How does Britain Help?

Britain leads thousands of aid and diplomatic projects around the world.
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Gaza

'I want the war to end'

This little girl's father was killed in the conflict and she lives in a tent after her home was destroyed. UK aid provides health and education services for some of the poorest refugees.

Syria

Iman: I had to flee but Syria is still my home

After facing hunger, cold and seeing people killed by bombs all around them, Iman and her daughte...

Syria

Marwa: I wish we could return home

Marwa was forced to leave Syria after sustained bombing in her neighbourhood. UK Aid is helping m...

Syria

White Helmets: Ordinary citizens saving lives

After a bomb hits, the Syrian Civil Defence, known as the White Helmets, are first on the scene r...

Gaza

Helping homeless people in Gaza

Aid agencies estimate at least 100,000 people remain homeless in Gaza as a result of conflict. Fi...

Gaza

Abdullah: I still have a big future ahead of me

British surgeons operated on Abdullah after a serious motorbike accident. Since 2014, UK aid has...

Syria

Meet Syria's White Helmets

Before the conflict, they were bakers, gym teachers, pharmacists and students. Today, they are un...

Syria

Roqaya: I didn't think I'd walk again

Young Syrian lost both legs when her home was hit by a bomb. Today, she is mobile again using pr...

Syria

Amira: Married at 13 and beaten

With support from UK aid, International Rescue Committee helps Amira and many thousands of women ...

Syria

Nawal: I'm a psychologist working with refugees

Thanks to £28.3 million in support from UK aid, International Rescue Committee psychologists lik...

Gaza

Man's home demolished during fighting – twice

This man's home was destroyed by conflict. It took him 5 years to rebuild only to have that one d...

Lebanon

New business with traditional textiles

Syrian refugees are reviving a traditional woodblock technique to make beautiful clothes and soft...

Lebanon

Netting a profit: Selling equipment to local fishermen

Syrian refugees are learning to make nets they hope to trade with fishermen on Lebanon's north co...

Lebanon

Distributing emergency food at at the Syria-Lebanon border

UK aid support includes food aid for desperate refugees crossing into Lebanon distributed by the...

Lebanon

Food vouchers: A boost for refugees and local shopkeepers

UK aid helps provide 1.3 million food vouchers every month. They help Syrian refugee families whe...

Lebanon

Textbooks, school for refugee children

The UK is supporting a UNICEF initiative to provide 70,000 children with education in Lebanon, an...

Lebanon

Pre-paid cards give Syrians food choices

Ekram El-Huni of the World Food Programme on innovations that are changing the way Syrian refugee...

Jordan

A tour of Zaatari refugee camp

A 360-degree look at the huge camp in Jordan that some 120,000 Syrian refugees now call home, whe...

Gaza

British medics saving lives in Gaza

Doctors from the UK are going out on a monthly basis to provide training and medical equipment, a...

Lebanon

Heavy snow makes life in tents a struggle

Over 400,000 Syrian refugees live in Lebanon's Bekaa Valley, an area affected by winter storms. U...

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