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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

REACTIVE Russia and Turkey agree to create buffer zone for Idlib

Reacting to the plan by Russia and Turkey to suspend an escalation of conflict in Idlib and create a buffer zone, Shaheen Chughtai, Oxfam's Syria Campaign Lead said:

Fate of millions in Idlib in international hands as disaster looms

Two top level international meetings due to take place on Friday could be the last hope for preventing disaster for over 2.5 million Syrian civilians living in Idlib, in the country's north west. ... Read more

Thousands of Syrians out of reach of aid

Thousands of Syrians forced from their homes due to the recent fighting in Dar'a are unable to get the help they desperately need, international aid agency Oxfam said today. 

UK hosts less than a third of its fair share of Syrian refugees

The UK has welcomed only a third (32 percent) of its fair share of Syrian refugees when compared with the size of its economy, according to analysis by Oxfam. The finding comes as British ministers... Read more

For those who have fled Eastern Ghouta, life now comes with different challenges

Queuing from dawn until mid-afternoon for the chance of a hot meal, living eight people to a small tent, stagnant dirty water risking waterborne diseases as the temperature rises, and a shortage... Read more

Thousands trapped in Syria's Afrin district need protection and aid

Refugees and residents in the Afrin district of Syria are trapped between warring parties on the border with Turkey without any protection or proper medical supplies, Oxfam warned today.

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: