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People fleeing conflict, disaster and poverty urgently need your help


We urgently need to help more families around the world who have been forced to flee their homes due to terrifying violence, poverty or disaster. Please donate to help people in poverty worldwide, including the refugees who need it most.

The world is in the middle of the most serious refugee crisis since records began. Every three seconds, someone flees their home because of violence, poverty or disaster. More than 65 million people have fled to seek the essential help and protection they urgently need.

You can help give life-saving support to refugees around the world. We rely on people like you to donate to Oxfam, so that we can continue our work and be there for people when they desperately need us. Please don't wait - donate now and help give life-saving support around the world.

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War in Syria forced Omar and his wife and 2-year-old son to escape to the Greek island of Lesbos. “We are farmers but no one can live there anymore. There is no food in the shops; there is nothing to eat,” says Omar. Your donations mean that in Greece, families like Omar’s can receive sleeping bags, backpacks, warm clothing and food.

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Aged 8, Sara was shot in the head. She still has bits of shrapnel in her scalp. After it happened, her family fled Syria and spent time in Za’atari camp, alongside 80,000 other Syrian refugees. In Za’atari Oxfam uses your donations to look after water, sanitation and hygiene blocks that help around 25,000 people get clean, safe water.

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A girl collects water in the Za’atari camp for refugees in Jordan. Life Is tough here, but with support from people like you, Oxfam’s helping people stay healthy by providing 35 litres of clean, safe water per person every day.

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Every day 8,000 refugees and migrants enter Serbia on a long and dangerous journey to Europe, most fleeing Syria and other conflicts or poverty. Thanks to supporters’ donations, in Serbia Oxfam has installed water points, toilets and showers for travellers. We support vulnerable people in others ways too, giving out basic hygiene kits, information and advice.

Credit: Pablo Tosco

Your donation can save lives