Donate and help protect
Children in emergencies

Like Lebanon

Remember someone special with a gift in memory to help keep children safe, like these children smiling in a Unicef-supported tent in Nigeria. Unicef 2015 Rich

£29 could provide an emergency shelter for one family, helping to protect children and keep them warm and safe.

£11 could provide 430 pairs of disposable gloves for health workers.

Make a donation today to help prevent malnutrition in Liberia. Unicef/2016/Maule-Ffinch

£5 could provide life-saving food for a child for a week, helping to bring a severely malnourished child back to health.

£80 could help pay for school supplies to help at least 20 children continue their education in an emergency.

UNICEF’s family hygiene and dignity kit contain a bucket, washing powder, bars of soap, shampoo, tooth brushes, tooth paste, washable napkins among others. Photo by Kazutaka Sekine

£46 could provide a family with an emergency water and hygiene kit

In Japan, a medical worker tests a boy for radioactive contamination in an emergency evacuation centre for people living within 20-kilometres of the damaged Fukushima nuclear reactors, in Fukushima Prefecture. Medical workers and evacuees at the centre are wearing surgical masks. Photo: Unicef Japan/2011/Dean

£30 could provide a full kit to protect a health worker, including boots, gloves, masks and coveralls.

Sorry, we can only process donations of £1 and above due to admin costs.

Our Children’s Emergency Fund helps children affected by disasters whenever and wherever they are. When disaster strikes, Unicef works around the clock to provide life-saving supplies to families in need.

Following the horrific explosions in Beirut, Lebanon on August 4, it’s reported that the death toll could be as high as 100 with 4,000 wounded and over 300,000 people displaced. Unicef is concerned that children are among the casualties.

Already battling against coronavirus and an economic collapse, the catastrophe in Beirut adds to an already terrible crisis for the people of Lebanon. The pandemic already meant that hospitals are overwhelmed, and front-line workers are exhausted.

In Lebanon, Unicef is on the ground working closely with authorities and partners to respond to the needs of children, families and health workers.

Unicef will support every child everywhere – no matter what. But we need your help to do so.

When disaster strikes, children can lose everything

Across the world, 50 million children face conflict, natural disasters, health crises and other complex emergencies. These situations can leave children without their homes, schools and families. Their access to shelter, food, water and medicines can be seriously affected and children are left more vulnerable to abuse and exploitation.

Unicef staff are on the ground in these emergencies providing immediate, life-saving care and supplies, as well as lasting support to help families rebuild their lives. Donate to our Children’s Emergency Fund and help us be there for children whenever disaster strikes.

How your donation helps

Your donation can help us reach children facing conflicts and health crises around the world, including children affected by coronavirus.

Unicef has been working closely with governments and the World Health Organization (WHO) since the start of the coronavirus outbreak. Your donation will help to limit the spread of the virus and reduce the impact on children and families.  

This includes launching handwashing campaigns as well as providing essential health worker suppliessuch as surgical gloves, soap and clean water facilities.

Your gift will go directly to our Children’s Emergency Fund to save and protect children in emergencies around the world.

Donating by phone

If you’re in the UK and would prefer to make a donation by phone, you can call our dedicated donation line: 0300 330 5699. For other ways you can donate please refer to our Donation FAQs.

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