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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...

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 reaction to the latest UN figures on the Syria Crisis

Claire Seaward, of Oxfam said: "One hundred thousand deaths is a horrific milestone in a conflict that has reached a staggering scale with eight million Syrians desperately...

Primal Scream, The xx, Editors and Syrian musicians share music for Oxfam’s Love Syria campaign

Primal Scream, The xx, Editors, Bombay Bicycle Club and more have shared their ultimate playlists with Oxfam to help raise awareness of the massive humanitarian crisis currently affecting Syrian...

Oxfam is asking people to love Syria this summer

On the eve of the Isle of Wight festival, Oxfam is launching its 'Love Syria' festival campaign.  Over the summer the charity will be asking people to show their love for the people...

EU foreign ministers must bite the bullet and extend the arms embargo on Syria, says Oxfam

Transfer of weapons to Syria likely to spell further disaster for civilians caught in the crossfire, and fuel deadly arms race EU Foreign Ministers meeting on Monday (May...

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