Britain Helps - Everyday heros

How does Britain Help?

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

Everyday heros

Britain has given more than £5 million to support and train thousands of civil defence search and rescue teams throughout Syria.

Syria

Marwa

Marwa was forced to leave her home in Syria, but hopes to return soon.

Syria

White helmets

The Syrian Civil Defence, known as the White Helmets, are a group of un-armed volunteers who risk...

Syria

Search and rescue

Britain has helped to train and equip thousands of civil defence search and rescue teams througho...

Gaza

UK aid in Gaza

The UK has given £37 million in funding to support the people of Gaza.

Lebanon

Supporting Syrian refugees to start their own businesses

Support schemes in Lebanon to give women jobs and livelihoods.

Lebanon

Livestock vaccination

The Department for International Development provides £3.5m to support UN Food & Agriculture Org...

Lebanon

Food vouchers

UK aid helps provide 1.3 million food vouchers every month

Gaza

Medical teams in Gaza

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

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