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"...if I can live my life comfortably with the money that I have, why not challenge myself to also put aside a sum of money every month to give to these children," shared Shawn.

Hundreds of thousands of children in Northern Syria are currently stranded outside of their homes and are becoming even more vulnerable to family separation, exploitation and abuse. Children are also at risk of hypothermia as they struggle to survive in freezing temperatures. Children will also be out of school as the buildings are still deemed unsafe. 

The major concerns at the moment are displaced people sleeping wherever they can. People are building fires in oil drums, sleeping outside, sleeping on chairs and in cars, trying to find anywhere that is warm, anywhere except in a building that has the potential to collapse. Buildings and homes remain unstable.

World Vision Singapore has committed an initial S$100,000, with plans to announce a public fundraising appeal shortly, to support the immediate basic needs of the children and families impacted by the catastrophic earthquake that hit a wide area in south-eastern Türkiye and Northern Syria, killing more than 2,600 people and trapping many others.

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