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Alaa Milbes

Media Officer

Alaa Milbes

Alaa Milbes served as Oxfam's Media Officer in Jordan for the Syria crisis response on a short-term assignment, where she worked on a number of media strategies and campaigns meant to raise awareness about Syrian refugees in the camps and host communities in Jordan.  

Before Oxfam, Alaa did communications work for the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine refugees in Jordan, Lebanon, Syria, and the occupied Palestinian territory. Alaa holds a bachelor's degree in political science/international studies from the University of California, Riverside, and a master's in Middle Eastern Studies from Columbia University.

All posts by Alaa Milbes

Hand washing day organised by Oxfam and other INGOs at Zaatari camp in Jordan, October 2013. Sam Tarling/Oxfam

Getting water to Zaatari during drought season

Could you cope with just 35 litres of water, the equivalent of one 5 minute shower, a day? On World Humanitarian Day, Alaa Milbes shares the situation in Zaatari refugee camp as the summer heat...