Britain Helps - Helping homeless people in Gaza

How does Britain Help?

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

Helping homeless people in Gaza

Aid agencies estimate that at least 100,000 people remain homeless in Gaza, the small strip of land, bordered on three sides by Israel, that makes up one part of the Occupied Palestinian Territories. UK Aid is helping to support 97 schools and 42 health centres.

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. Mercy Corps, suppor...

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

Abdullah: I still have a big future ahead of me

Palestinian Abdullah was operated on by British surgeons after being severely injured in a motorb...

Syria

Meet Syria's White Helmets

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

Syria

Maha: I don't have to ask anyone for money

Maha, a Syrian refugee living in Lebanon, now makes a living as a tailor after being trained with...

Syria

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

Roqaya lost both legs when her home in Syria was hit by a bomb. Today, she is mobile again using ...

Syria

Amira: Married at 13 and beaten

Amira fled Jordan because of the trauma she'd suffered there before and during the conflict. With...

Syria

Nawal: I'm a psychologist working with refugees

The UK government has provided £28.3 million to the International Rescue Committee to support pe...

Lebanon

Creating safe spaces for women in Lebanon

UK aid is helping to fund community centres in Lebanon where women and girls can get vocational t...

Gaza

'It's about what happens to people in a war zone'

UK Aid has supplied Gazans with emergency medical supplies, shelter, healthcare and sanitation.

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 doctors in Gaza

NHS medics helping those in Gaza

Gaza

Medical teams in Gaza

Medical teams deployed to advise on complex surgical operations and create relevant training prog...

Lebanon

Heavy snow makes life in tents a struggle

More than 400,000 Syrian refugees live in Lebanon's Bekaa Valley, an area affected by winter stor...

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