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Syria Crisis Appeal – latest blogs

Get the latest information about the Syria crisis and reports on Oxfam's work with refugees fleeing violence in Syria.

Latest blogs on the Syria crisis

Reaction to Syria aid story

Responding to the story about overseas aid for Syrian police being allegedly diverted to an extremist group, Katy Chakrabortty, Oxfam's Head of Advocacy, said:

Sing for Peace at Highclere Castle

Sing for Peace at Highclere Castle is a fundraising event for Oxfam's Syria crisis appeal

Supporter Blog - Patsy and Phil Thorpe

Phil and I, both as individuals and as a couple, have always supported charities, at home and further away, for example an orphanage in India which was set up to help children affected by the terrible... Read more

Reaction: Oxfam calls for greater G7 support for Syria peace talks

Responding to the G7 foreign ministers meeting in Lucca, Italy, Elisa Bacciotti, Oxfam's Campaigns Director, said: 

Syria’s future must start with a political solution and respect for rights, Oxfam warns

Governments should not begin funding the reconstruction of Syria until there is a political solution, protection for Syrian organisations and progress towards respect for human rights, Oxfam said... Read more

Reaction to number of Syrian refugees exceeding five million

Responding to news that the number of Syrians forced to flee to other countries has exceeded five million or a quarter of Syrian's population, Mark Goldring, chief executive of Oxfam GB, said:  ... Read more

No escape for Syrians seeking safety six years after first protests

Six years since the demonstrations that triggered the descent into a brutal civil war, millions of Syrians are bearing the brunt of increasingly restrictive policies around the world and inside Syria... Read more

Safe at last - a children's tale

Adnan had to leave his home in Syria in 2015. He arrived in the UK in November 2015, and was granted leave to remain in Glasgow in June 2016.Three months later, his wife, son (5) and daughter (7)... Read more

Welcoming refugees in Wales

Every time I check the news there's another story of crisis. In Yemen, 7 million people are facing food shortages and millions of people in Syria have fled their homes to seek safety. ... Read more

Population three quarters the size of UK in need of aid across Middle East

More than 47 million people are in need of humanitarian aid in the Middle East at the close of 2016, equivalent to three quarters of the UK population, Oxfam said today.