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Oxfam response to Prime Minister's announcement to increase aid to Syria crisis and take thousands more refugees

Responding on the Prime Minister's announcements today that the UK is increasing aid to the Syria crisis by £100m and is prepared to take thousands more refugees, Mark Goldring, Oxfam GB Chief...

UK to take more Syrian refugees - Oxfam reaction

Oxfam's Chief Executive Mark Goldring said: "This is a welcome indication that the government is willing to do more to help some of the millions of increasingly desperate Syrians...

Oxfam response to George Osborne announcing a review of refugee numbers

In response to George Osborne stating that the number of refugees Britain takes in is under review, Mark Goldring, Oxfam GB's Chief Executive, said:  ...

Oxfam to scale up in Syria

Agency supplying water to more than a million people, seeks to expand operations ...

Kuwait Donor Conference: Wealthy nations must stop failing Syrians

Wealthy donor countries meeting on Tuesday 31 March in Kuwait must dig deeper into their pockets with pledge commitments than they did last year - failure to do so will have a devastating effect...

Humanitarian and human rights agencies urge governments to resettle 5% of refugees from Syria by end of 2015

Over 30 international organisations are calling on governments meeting in Geneva tomorrow to commit to offering sanctuary to at least the most vulnerable 5 per cent of refugees from Syria currently...

The Middle East sits on a precipice as conflicts and politics take their toll

There are over 28 million people who need humanitarian aid in the Middle East, nearly half the UK population, Oxfam says today. The figures drawn from Iraq, Gaza, Syria, Lebanon, Jordan and...

Oxfam's response to the UN's review of funds needed for Syria

In response to the UN's review of funds needed for Syria and the regional refugee crisis today, Andy Baker, who leads Oxfam's response to the crisis in Syria and Iraq, said: ...

Oxfam response to record numbers of displaced people

Reacting to the largest number of displaced people in world since the Second World War, Jane Cocking, Oxfam's Humanitarian Director said: ...

Oxfam response to UN-Arab League Joint Special Representative for Syria Lakhdar Brahimi's resignation

In response to UN-Arab League Joint Special Representative for Syria Lakhdar Brahimi's briefing of the Security Council today, Andy Baker, who heads up Oxfam's response to the Syria Crisis,...

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