Idlib, in north-west Syria is now seeing the worst humanitarian crisis in the nine years of Syria’s conflict. North-west Syria is home to over 3 million people and most of them have been forced from their homes at least once, to seek safety.
Hundreds of thousands of people are now living without access to basic necessities in temporary settlements; it’s a bitterly cold winter and with no proper shelter a number of children have frozen to death.
Dozens more children have been killed in airstrikes, some on schools and hospitals.
World Vision is working with partners in Syria to save lives and alleviate the suffering of those affected by the escalation in violence. Our focus is on the most vulnerable - particularly children and women.
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