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Syria crisis: Reema, a girl whose face you'll never see

Today I met a girl whose face you'll never see because she's too scared about what will happen when she returns to Syria, "I don't want my photograph to be taken because I'm...

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....

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...

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...

Graph showing increase in Syrian refugee numbers

Why Syria is Oxfam’s number one priority

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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...

Candelit vigil for Syria

You can often find an interesting lunchtime talk to go along to when you're working in Oxfam House. Today's talk was on the Syria Crisis.  One of the things that stood out for me was...

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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