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This week at Oxfam, 22-26 April 2013

The weeks are flying by at the moment. As it's Friday, here's your weekly update on what's been happening in Oxfam House over the past five days.  Syria ...

Syria Crisis: Meet Alaa - mum, wife, teacher, refugee.

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Syria emergency update: An infographic that speaks volumes

The number of people leaving Syria to seek refuge in neighbouring Lebanon and Jordan, and the number being displaced with Syria itself, is increasing everyday.  We've put together this infographic...

This week at Oxfam, 15-19 April 2013

This time last week, we posted the first update on the week's events in Oxfam House.  We got a good response to it, so it's nice to be able to bring you the next one!  It feels...

Syria Crisis: Helping people with disabilities in Zaatari Camp

Jordan's sprawling desert refugee camp, Zaatari, is now home to over 170,000 Syrian refugees.  Adapting to life there is hard  for all refugees, but especially so for those with disabilities...

This week at Oxfam, 8-12 April 2013

A lot happens in Oxfam House over the course of a week. And it's interesting stuff.  When you're working in an international organisation that has loads of great events, campaigns and...

Supporting Syrian families with works of art

As the Syria Crisis continues to grow, the different things people are doing to support families caught up in the crisis are helping to inspire hope. Syrian-born artist, Issam Kourbaj, has been exhibiting...

Syria Crisis Appeal: Crossing the border

This week, the Disasters Emergency Committee (DEC) launched its Syria Crisis Appeal.  The DEC is made up of 14 charities, including Oxfam, and it makes the decision to pool the fundraising efforts...

Taking over Twitter from Zaatari Refugee Camp

On 1 February, 25-year-old Hasan Hariri took over Oxfam's Twitter page to give us an insight into a day in the life of a Syrian refugee living in Zaatari camp in Jordan.  On Thursday, there...

A woman on a mission to help Syrian refugees

In Jordan's Zaatari camp, home to 146,000 Syrian refugees, Oxfam's female engineer, Farah Al-Basha, is a woman on a mission. She is working amid a sea of male construction and site workers...

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