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Top donor countries failing ordinary Syrians affected by the conflict

New analysis shows France, Qatar, Russia are all giving less than half of their fair share Research carried out by international aid agency Oxfam reveals that many donor countries are failing...

Aid agencies call on Barclays to scrap plans to cut Somali financial lifeline (UPDATE)

Update on Barclays' decision to close Somalia money transfer accounts Oxfam reaction to Barclays'...

Oxfam welcomes UK humanitarian aid to Syria

Oxfam said G20 leaders need to dig deep and generously fund the humanitarian aid effort in Syria and neighbouring countries: Oxfam spokesperson, Emma Seery said "We commend the UK's...

Break-through at St Petersburg summit needed to give hope of a better future for millions of Syrians

Leaders must set their differences aside and kick-start urgent political negotiations for Syria. World leaders attending the G20 summit must seize this opportunity and make real progress...

Oxfam response to UNHCR announcement of 2 million Syrian refugees

Oxfam's Syria Response Campaign Manager, Claire Seaward, based in Jordan, said:  "We are appalled that this landmark has been reached today. "Enough is enough. A...

Refugees from Syria struggling for survival as years of conflict take their toll

Research in Lebanon shows many families fled Syria because they feared for their lives, yet their safety and security remain under threat - with the majority feeling vulnerable in and outside the...

Actor Gael García Bernal meets Syrian refugees in Jordan with Oxfam

Star calls on international community to find an urgent solution to the crisis Oxfam Global Ambassador and Hollywood actor Gael García Bernal has taken time out from filming...

Fundraising gala performance for Oxfam of the Young Vic’s smash hit A Season in the Congo

A benefit performance of the Young Vic's sold-out show A Season in the Congo goes on sale today to raise vital funds for the people of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). ...

Syrian refugee crisis stretching aid effort to its limits say aid agencies

80 per cent of refugees living outside camps in tented settlements or high-cost rented accommodation Many Syrian refugees living outside camps across countries in the region are losing out...

Oxfam calls for innovative new ideas in toilet challenge

Oxfam calls for innovative new ideas in toilet challenge

Oxfam is challenging designers, manufacturers and inventors to develop new, innovative ideas for toilets that can be used in emergency situations and save lives in disasters across the world. The...

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