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Subject: conflict

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Adnan and his wife and children rest safely in Glasgow, while his brother and sister are unable to leave Syria.

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)...

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Why I'm drawing a #RedLineForYemen and writing to my MP

By Lottie Massey, Oxfam Constituency Campaigner in York As a student in the UK, I enjoy freedoms and rights that most Yemenis can only dream of and this injustice is unbearable to me. According...

"I’m a donkey with a smile": The story of an aid worker in Yemen

Humanitarian worker Duoi Ampilan explains why, despite the dangers and the distress, he still loves his job - and does all he can to make sure your support reaches as many people as possible. ...

Winnie Byanyima at Asylum Sounds in Witney

Coming together to welcome refugees in Witney

As Oxfam publishes a report on resettlement of Syrians which shows that less than 3% of five million Syrian refugees have been proactively resettled in rich countries, this blog by Luci Ashbourne...

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Oxfam Calls for Lasting and Peaceful Solutions to the Crisis in Yemen

Eighteen months of war has plunged Yemen into crisis. Thousands of Yemeni civilians have been killed or injured; over three million people have been forced to flee their homes.  ...

Wafaa and her family in the half build house they now call home.

"We fled from our home; there were so many bodies on the streets."

"We fled from our home; there were so many dead bodies on the streets." Wafaa (name changed to protect identity) sits on the floor in one of three rooms in a small, half-built house her...

Faedah Saeed, 35, fled with her four children from Taiz city to Al-Mendhara Village a year ago due to the conflict. Oxfam has provided Faedah with a hygiene kit, as well as food vouchers every month so she can buy food in the local market. Credit: Moayed Al-Shaybani/Oxfam

A letter from Yemen

ON THE GROUND REFLECTION: Mark Goldring, Oxfam GB's Chief Executive, recently visited Yemen where chronic poverty is being aggravated by war. Ten million people have insufficient food...

Syria crisis: "How many more children…?"

Only 1.39 per cent of Syrian refugees a are resettled by rich countries. Joelle Bassoul shares the story of a family living in a suburb of Amman in Jordan, waiting to be resettled in the US. ...

Faedah Saeed, 35, fled with her four children from Taiz city to Al-Mendhara Village a year ago due to the conflict. Despite poor health, Faedah walks for 90 minutes three times a day to collect water for the family from a remote well. Credit: Moayed Al-Shaybani/Oxfam

Yemen: all we can do is help people survive

ON THE GROUND REFLECTION: The conflict which escalated one year ago in Yemen has created one of the world's biggest humanitarian emergencies and risks pushing millions into famine. Simone...

Oxfam volunteers and Syrian children in Zaatari camp built kites on Monday 7th March and decorated them with Doves, as part of the solidarity campaign #withSyria. Credit: Adeline Guerra/Oxfam

Syria five years on: hope in the darkness

OPINION: Five years into the Syria conflict, good news has been a rare commodity for millions of people affected by that catastrophic war. Is there any hope? Shaheen Chughtai weighs up the...

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