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UK Aid: Syria response 25th April 2014

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As conflict continues in Syria, millions of people are in desperate need of assistance. The UK has committed £600 million to provide support including food, medical care and relief items for over a million people in Syria and the region.


The UK has allocated £249 million to help people affected by the conflict across Syria, including in opposition held and contested areas.

UK aid has provided food for over 210,000 people a month across Syria through the World Food Programme (WFP).

UK funding has delivered water purification supplies and repairs to water infrastructure benefiting over 1,400,000 people. Our partner UNICEF is repairing water systems, trucking water and dispensing water purification tablets to provide clean drinking water to Syrian families.

UK funding has helped the UN strengthen security and humanitarian coordination mechanisms inside Syria through OCHA and UNDSS. In addition, UK aid to WFP has enabled the organisation to enhance its food storage facilities and security management procedures.