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Turkey/Syria Appeal - One Year On

Turkey/Syria Appeal

One year on

A United Front in Humanitarian Response

As we mark the one-year anniversary of the Irish Emergency Alliance’s intensified efforts following devastating global crises, we pause to reflect on the strides we've made together. Born out of a shared commitment to humanitarian action, our coalition of seven leading Irish INGOs has navigated through the aftermath of unprecedented challenges, including the COVID-19 pandemic, conflicts, droughts, and the earthquakes that struck Turkey and Syria.

In this year of unparalleled adversity, our collective action has raised over €6.25 million, a testament to our proven model of agile, effective, and cost-efficient responses. Our member organisations—Action Aid, Christian Aid, Plan International, Self Help Africa, Tearfund, Trócaire, and World Vision Ireland—have been at the forefront, embodying our shared mission across 85 countries.

Voices of Impact: Testimonials of Change

Children playing at a child friendly space in northwest Syria following the earthquake. Credit: Hurras Network and Christian Aid Ireland.

The true measure of our impact is reflected in the lives we've touched. From Sami, finding joy and education amidst the ruins, to Mahmoud, inspired to rebuild his community and for survivors like Carla, your support has allowed hope to sprout from the rubble. These stories underscore the profound difference your support makes.

I love this place very much. I can play with toys and learn from the teacher. I've learnt my numbers and Arabic letters. This place makes me happy


Ten-year-old Sami is one of the 4,000 children attending 100 child-friendly spaces set up by Hurras Network following the earthquake thanks to funding from generous donors. Credit: Hurras Network, Christian Aid Ireland

This demonstrates the power of compassion and solidarity during times of crisis.

Please support our ongoing appeal. You can help a devastated family survive and rebuild right now.