Actors Sacha Baron Cohen and his wife, Isla Fisher, are donating $1 million to Save the Children and the International Rescue Committee to support victims of the conflict in Syria.

BEVERLY HILLS, CA - NOVEMBER 09: (L-R) Singer Kelly Rowland, actress Isla Fisher, and actor Sacha Baron Cohen with attend the 2013 BAFTA LA Jaguar Britannia Awards presented by BBC America at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on November 9, 2013 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Michael Kovac/Getty Images for BAFTA LA)

Save the Children has announced that one-half of the sum will fund a program vaccinating more than 250,000 children against a potential measles outbreak in Northern Syria.

The other half of the donation will go toward supporting families, with a special concern for women and children, both inside Syria and in neighboring countries. That money will go toward education, health care, shelter and sanitation, Save the Children said.

Cohen, 44, starred in comedy features including "Borat" and "The Dictator." Fisher, 39, appeared in "Confessions of a Shopaholic" and the Netflix comedy series "Arrested Development."

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