5 Ways You Can Help The People Of Aleppo
You’ve been living under a rock if you’re not aware of the moral crisis that Syria is currently facing. It is really difficult to imagine that while we go about our daily lives and crib about not having the perfect hair day, there are people on the same planet barely trying to survive. Going by the live tweets and videos that residents of Aleppo — the Syrian city that is virtually on the verge of extinction — are putting up, the situation only seems to be getting worse as the days go by. ISIS has almost taken over completely, and the Syrian army is finding it really difficult to fight back. So much so that eve hospitals have been bombed and razed to the ground. It is a civilian genocide, and it is very real.
“Save Aleppo. Save humanity”
— بھیجہ فــــــــرائی (@BhaijaFry) December 13, 2016
But instead of just sitting and feeling helpless, you can actually help the people there out. And what better way than to use the power of the internet to show that there is something left of this word called humanity. The UN President Ban Ki Moon has desperately urged all nations to come together in this time of strife. While we physically can’t go there and help, we can surely stand by those who are are doing some wonderful work. There are organisations and several thousand volunteers who are giving their all to help save Aleppo and its people from this severe humanitarian crisis.
Here are 5 ways you too can contribute.
1. White Helmets
The local rescue force in Syria, White Helmets, has been conducting various camps, raising money, helping victims, etc. They are residents with no experience trying to make a change. Help them raise their funds by donating here.
2. Doctors Without Borders
The global organisation that is sending doctors and other medical aid for assistance in Syria needs donations, and you too can help them out here. There are hardly any doctors left there and it is a basic necessity, especially in a place where all you can hear is the sound of gunfire.
3. Save The Children
An organisation that works for the betterment of children in war-torn areasm Syria has a large number of children living in constant fear. We can help save their childhood by donating here.
4. The International Rescue Committee
They help refugees all around the world rebuild their lives all over again. Currently all their focus is on Syria and its people, who are in desperate need. They also provide care for refugees in Turkey and other places. Visit their website to know more.
5. Hand In Hand For Syria
The charity Hand In Hand For Syria directly sends food and medical aid to those who are under threat. They risk their lives to make sure other survive. Donate to this noble cause here.