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Author Mark Haddon sits with a Syrian mother and her 16-month old daughter at Zaatari refugee camp in Jordan. Oxfam is calling on rich countries to resettle their fair share of refugees.

Leading authors raise £1m for Syria and call on rich countries to do their fair share

On the eve of a major conference on Syria in London, a host of bestselling authors are celebrating the success of Waterstones' Buy Books for Syria campaign which has today hit its target of raising...

A woman holds her daughter during an air raid. Oxfam is calling on rich countries to give their fair share of aid and refugee places.

Rich countries continue to fail Syrians

Despite the catastrophic scale of suffering and the numbers of people fleeing the conflict, rich countries have given barely half the aid money needed to help people in Syria and surrounding countries...

Reaction to UK announcement to take more unaccompanied child refugees

In response to the  UK government announcement to take more unaccompanied child refugees from Syria and other conflict zones, Kathleen Spencer Chapman of Oxfam said. ...

UK Government must deliver on Syrian refugee pledge within the next year, Oxfam says

Oxfam launches refugee response programme in Serbia, on the same day as it releases a new report on the efforts of wealthy countries to deal with the Syrian refugee crisis. ...

Reaction to UK minister for Syrian refugees announcement

On the announcement that the Prime Minister has appointed a minister for Syrian refugees, Daniel Gorevan Oxfam International Syria crisis campaign and policy manager said: "We welcome...

Reaction to UK Government's Syrian refugee announcement

Mark Goldring, Oxfam's Chief Executive said: "We welcome the Government's offer to resettle thousands of the most vulnerable Syrian refugees - it will give much needed respite...

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 ...

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