Lebanon has been affected by the Syrian crisis the most. The needs of individuals seeking safety and aid in Lebanon is large. Similarly to locals, Syrian refugees, are becoming increasingly vulnerable day by day and humanitarian needs are only increasing. Because of the lack of capacity and resources, refugees’ socio-economic vulnerability increases. UMR is helping the people of Lebanon during winter months by providing refugees with winter kits which include blankets, jackets and fuel kits. Throughout the year, UMR is sending medications and


Turkey is currently hosting the largest number of Syrian Refugees in one country. With the humanitarian assistance dwindling, an increase in relief aid is necessary. The overwhelming need will only increase as displacement, and lack of food exacerbates the overwhelming effects of an increase of more people being atrocities. As crossing the border becomes increasingly difficult because of inclement weather, children and the elderly will be at increased risk. UMR Is working on the ground with humanitarian aid in providing refugees with


The lack of space, weak infrastructure and extremely limited resources have put immense strain on the country. It is now nearing a breaking point. The Za’atri camp is the largest shelter serving Syrian refugees; it is not enough. Families feel trapped, crowded and further from home, hoping to seek shelter elsewhere. However, because they are unable to work, refugees cannot provide for their basic needs. The future is looking bleak for these refugees, and lack of


It’s a story that hasn’t seen much news coverage. Ethiopia is experiencing the worst drought in 50 years. Yes, that’s right. Worse than the drought that brought the entire international community together to raise funds for the famine of 1983-85. The images we’ve collected display the disastrous effects of the drought: over 1 Million livestock have died, and 430,000 children are at risk of malnutrition. In a region where livestock is not only a source of food but also wealth, families have been