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Oxfam has a longstanding commitment to supporting refugees - ordinary people who find themselves far away from home with no idea of what the future holds. Right now, we're providing Syrian refugees with food, water and shelter. But as these archive pictures show, our work with refugees in this region began decades ago. Then, like now, it was all possible because of support from people like you.
Photo 1/10 photo by: UNWRA
1959. A group of childbirth attendants receive training before taking up their life-saving posts in a Lebanese refugee camp. At a UN clinic in Sidon, these women learn how to keep their medical kits clean to protect the mothers and babies in their care.
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