The United Nations has declared that, “after a decade of crisis, life is harder than ever” for many Syrians. In response, Church leaders are renewing pleas for aid from ACN.
Ever-deepening economic crisis – on top of 10 years of war – has triggered a new emergency in Syria where millions of people are desperately short of food and shelter.
Naomi Dawa is one of 8,000 widows being cared for by Maiduguri Diocese. Like so many others, her husband was murdered by the extremist group that is committed to using force to turn northern Nigeria into a hard- line Islamist state. She is now one of hundreds of women being helped at a Church-run trauma centre supported by ACN.