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Syria Crisis Appeal – latest blogs

Get the latest information about the Syria crisis and reports on Oxfam's work with refugees fleeing violence in Syria.

Latest blogs on the Syria crisis

'No excuse' for attack on an aid convoy in Syria

Responding to the attack on an aid convoy near the Syrian city of Aleppo, Andy Baker, Oxfam's lead for the Syria Crisis Response, said:

Reaction to Syria ceasefire

In response to the Syria ceasefire, Andy Baker, Oxfam's Syria Crisis Response manager said:

The refugee crisis has a name, has a face

Photo: Matt at an informal settlement in North Bekaa Matt Hemsley, Oxfam Cymru's Campaigns and Advocacy Manager is spending the week in Lebanon, learning more about the refugee crisis.  ... Read more

Reaction to proposed ceasefire in Aleppo

In response to the proposed 48 hour ceasefire in Aleppo, Andy Baker, Oxfam's Syria Crisis Response manager said:

Cymru: Cenedl Noddfa - cefnogaeth, cyfeillgarwch a chroeso

Eleni, bydd gan Oxfam Cymru bresenoldeb yng Ngŵyl y Gelli i godi ymwybyddiaeth o'r argyfwng ffoaduriaid ac i ddangos y gefnogaeth sydd yn y wlad i Gymru ddod yn Genedl Noddfa.

Wales: a Nation of Sanctuary - support, friendship and welcome

This year Oxfam Cymru will have a presence at the Hay Festival to raise awareness of the refugee crisis and to showcase the support there is in the country for Wales to become a Nation of Sanctuary.   ... Read more

European countries need to return to humanitarian principles

ON THE GROUND REFLECTION:  As world leaders and humanitarian actors meet in Istanbul for the first ever World Humanitarian Summit European countries need to look at themselves and step... Read more

NGOs and faith groups to Obama & Putin: Hope is crumbling on your watch, save Syria’s ceasefire

More than 80 NGOs and faith groups have written an open letter to US President Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin:

Reaction: Agencies criticise rich countries' failure to resettle more Syrians

Oxfam, Save the Children and Norwegian Refugee Council criticised the deeply disappointing outcome of today's international pledging conference for resettlement of refugees fleeing the ongoing... Read more

Rich countries have resettled a tiny fraction of Syrian refugees - UK set to take just over a fifth of its fair share

Rich countries have resettled only 1.39 percent of the nearly five million Syrian refugees, a fraction of the 10 percent of people who need to be urgently offered a safe haven. As states meet in... Read more