Two collection events are being held in the Midlands as part of an appeal to help people in Syria affected by the ongoing conflict.
International charity Hand in Hand for Syria has set up collection points at Asda West Bridgford, Nottingham, and The Pat Kavanagh bar in Moseley, Birmingham.
People have been asked to donate nappies, blankets, baby milk, educational materials, women's hygiene products, medical equipment and supplies, and baby clothes, among other items.
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