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Syria: a stain on the conscience of the world

Ignored Security Council resolutions, escalating conflict and political inertia: Syria's suffering civilians deserve better Enormous numbers have had to flee violence in Syria. People... Read more

Ail oleuo Syria

Mae bellach bron i bum mlynedd ers i'r gwrthdaro ddechrau yn Syria. 2014 oedd blwyddyn fwyaf angheuol yr argyfwng, gyda hyd at 76,000 o bobl wedi eu lladd. 

Syrian mothers: building hope out of shattered lives

After 4 years of conflict, governments around the world must not abandon the Syrian people.

Shine a light on Syria

The conflict in Syria is now entering its fifth year. 2014 was the deadliest year of the conflict, with reports of at least 76,000 people killed. 

Attention-deficit: is aid failing fragile states?

Oxfam is one of the world's leading providers of humanitarian aid in emergencies. In 2014, it supported around 5.5 million people in crisis. Here, Laura Searle talks about why we have compiled... Read more

Aid for Syrian refugees needs to extend to support host countries

As millions of Syrians are now taking refuge in neighbouring countries such as Lebanon, the infrastructure and public services are feeling the strain. Here, Camilla Jelbart Mosse outlines why there... Read more

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... Read more

We applaud aid to Syria, but it is not enough

On November 26, Oxfam joined with 30 organisations to write an open letter to David Cameron calling for an increase on our pledge to resettle Syrian refugees. Here, we republish the letter in full.... Read more

Teaching Conflict, Peace and Remembrance Day

This Remembrance Day many of us will choose to spend time reflecting on the soldiers and civilians killed or otherwise affected by the First World War. It is hard to believe that a war so embedded... Read more

Berlin Conference on Syria refugee response must deliver as harsh winter approaches

Yasmine, 23, splashes her face with steaming hot water from Oxfam's newly installed taps. As winter approaches, and temperatures are set to plummet below freezing, a little hot water goes a long... Read more