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Syria crisis: The story of Manal

Katy Wright is our Head of UK Government Relations. She recently travelled to Lebanon with women's rights campaigner, Lady Fiona Hodgson, and Oxford MP and Oxfam Association Member, Nicola Blackwood....

Syria Crisis: Our new CEO, Mark Goldring, reports from Jordan

Today is Mark Goldring's first official day as the new CEO of Oxfam. In the last few weeks he's been getting reacquainted with Oxfam, meeting key figures and visiting our overseas programmes....

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...

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