Little girl looking out of the window of the bus taking her to the safe zone.
Emergency Fund Appeal

Children in crisis

Millions of children around the world are living in terrifying conflicts. From Ukraine to Yemen, children are torn from everything they know and witness things no child should. Please donate to our Emergency Fund today, to help frightened and vulnerable children in crisis in Ukraine, Yemen and conflicts around the world.

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Millions of children are caught up in terrifying conflicts they've played no part in.

From Ukraine to Yemen, vulnerable children are living through terrifying conflicts, caught up in wars they’ve played no part in. Many are torn from home, stranded at borders, without help, food or water and not knowing when they'll next reach a safe place to call home.

Children in Yemen, like those in Ukraine, are facing unimaginable futures. They may be killed or injured, lose family members and homes and witness things no child should. Families are having to make desperate, agonising choices just to survive.

Our teams are already working in places like Ukraine and Yemen to understand the impact on children and get them life-saving aid and psychological care, fast. But we can’t reach children in conflict zones without you. Our Emergency Fund allows us to put donations to work, exactly where they’re needed, as quickly as possible. Please donate.

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About War Child

At War Child, we are driven by a single goal – ensuring a safe future for every child living through war.

We work to protect, educate and stand up for the rights of children living through conflict and go to the hardest to reach places to support those who are hardest hit. We aim to be there for children who need us most, when they need us most.

We will never give up on children living through conflict.

Who we are
Platon sits on a rucksack and stares out of the window.
We had to walk to the border and it took a very long time,” says six-year-old Platon, who was forced to flee Kyiv with his family because of the ongoing invasion. “I got very, very cold so put on dad's coat - it almost reached the ground.
Platon, Ukraine. Read more stories

Where we work

We deliver our vital work in five countries across Africa, Asia and the Middle East to protect, educate and stand up for the rights of children in war. 

Get involved

Music, Gaming, Shop. There are lots of ways you can ensure a safer future for children living through war, get involved in some of them here.
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Join us at a gig, buy a record, partner with us

For over 25 years we have been working with artists, labels and the music industry to release records and put on unforgettable shows. With event series such as BRITs Week and Day Of The Girl, to new music initiatives including War Child Records and The Right To Dance, there’s something for everyone to get involved with.

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Partner with us, stream, play

We have been working with the gaming community for over 15 years to raise money for our life-changing programmes. From buying and playing games to becoming one of our gaming partners, find out how you can help to protect children affected by conflict.

Shop Kate Moss wears War Child's Peace & Love T-Shirt made in collaboration with designer Bella Freud.

Shop exclusive gifts and experiences

We have teamed up with our friends from the creative industries to offer an array of products, including bespoke homeware and limited-edition prints, as well as the opportunity to buy virtual gifts and one-of-a-kind experiences. Every purchase on Shop for Good will go towards ensuring that we can be there for children whose lives have been torn apart by war. 

Latest News

Read the latest news from War Child and the stories of the children and communities we support around the world. View all
Little girl looking out of the window of the bus taking her to the safe zone.

War Child UK's response to the conflict in Ukraine

As a new phase of violent conflict began today in Ukraine, War Child is deeply concerned for the welfare of 7.5 million children – who are at grave risk of death, injury, mental distress, and displacement following an increased escalation in hostilities.