£150 million Syria aid appeal launched

An appeal to help the people affected by the two-year conflict in Syria has been launched by British aid agencies.

Jordanian border guards look out over Syria from Jordan Credit: Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire

The Disasters Emergency Committee (DEC) said more than £150 million was needed to care for those affected by the fighting in Syria, and is today launching a major appeal for help.

More than three million Syrians have been forced from their homes because of the conflict.

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Syria refugees aid appeal

An appeal to help more than three million Syrian refugees has been launched by the Disasters Emergency Committee.