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Downton Abbey star Michelle Dockery launches Oxfam's Syrian winter appeal

Today, British actress Michelle Dockery helps Oxfam launch a major appeal to help families affected by the Syria Crisis get through the harsh winter months - and beyond. Temperatures...

Oxfam response to announcement of Geneva peace conference

Nigel Timmins, who is heading up Oxfam's response to the Syria Crisis, said: "This announcement is long overdue. The international community now needs to make sure that the proposed date...

Debt levels spiralling out of control as refugees from Syria slip further into poverty, says report

Survey of refugees tells of children missing education and adults fearing they may never work again - or be able to pay back money they owe A new survey of more than 1500...

Oxfam's response to Telegraph article about Syria donations

Reacting to the Daily Telegraph's story "Charity Millions Going to Syrian Terror Groups", Oxfam's Humanitarian Director Jane Cocking said: "The Telegraph's claim...

Oxfam response to Nick Clegg announcing £100m of aid to Syria

In response to Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg's commitment at the UN General Assembly to give an extra £100m of humanitarian aid to Syria, Oxfam's Chief Executive Mark Goldring said:  ...

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...

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...

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