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Syrian refugee children in Lebanon

Ramadan - counting my blessings

As Ramadan begins, Oxfam's Jonaid Jilani will be remembering colleagues in the field, and those less fortunate than ourselves, with a special thought for the millions of Syrian refugees displaced...

An Oxfam aid helicopter touches down in Banda Aceh, 2005.

A Very British Appeal

Recommended viewing this week is a fascinating documentary on the work of the Disasters Emergency Committee (DEC), which has just turned 50. This is an extraordinary organisation that brings together...

Are you going to a festival? Show your love for Syria!

I'm off to Glastonbury today and before I go, I wanted to make sure fellow festival-goers have heard about Oxfam's Love Syria campaign.  Over the summer, Oxfam campaigners will be getting...

Stories from the Oxfam archive: Lebanon in 1950s and 1960s

A few weeks ago we came across a box of photos in our archive labelled 'Middle East'. In it were hundreds of photos from Lebanon, Jordan and Syria showing the work Oxfam had been doing there...

UK's top musicians 'share for Syria' by releasing their favourite playlists

Starting today, we're pleased to announce that some of the UK's top bands will be sharing some of their favourite tunes from their record collections on our blog. ...

World Refugee Day - a time to remember

World Refugee Day (20 June) is especially poignant this year, as we stop to remember the victims of the escalating Syria Crisis: now more than 1.6 million Syrian refugees in Lebanon and Jordan,...

Reema's question: Is there anyone out there to hear me?

Two questions Reema asked keep coming back to me. "Are you seeing what is happening in Syria?" and "What would you tell the children of Syria about their country?" ...

Syria crisis: Reema's last day at home

Amongst Reema's poems and drawings there is something unexpected.  It is something she decided she wanted to write about. It's titled, 'My last day at home'. ...

Love Syria and win tickets to Glastonbury

It's the hottest ticket of the summer, and as usual Glastonbury sold out ridiculously quickly this year. But there's one last chance for you to win a pair of tickets to the UK's biggest...

Syria Crisis: We are not alone

"So mummy are we beggars now?" is a question Sahra's daughters asked her. It's virtually the first thing she tells us when we visit her and other women refugees in Shabreeha, South...

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