Britain Helps - Search and rescue

How does Britain Help?

Britain leads thousands of aid and diplomatic projects around the world.
Choose a section below to explore how we help those in need.

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Syria

Search and rescue

Britain has helped to train and equip thousands of civil defence search and rescue teams throughout Syria since 2012.

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

Everyday heros

Britain has given more than £5 million to support and train thousands of civil defence search an...

Syria

Commitment

The UK has committed £2.46 billion to the Syrian crisis since 2012.

Gaza

Medical teams in Gaza

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

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