Tagged: Syria crisis
Syrian refugees in Northern Lebanon, reminisce on how they celebrated Eid - the festival that marks the end of the holy month of Ramadan - back home. They reflect on how much they've lost, but also how lucky they feel compared to other refugees living in even more dire circumstances.
What does it feel like to be a refugee, forced to flee to an unfamiliar country and dependent on humanitarian assistance to survive? In order to improve our own service delivery and communication with refugees, Oxfam set out to better understand the ways in which Syrian refugees in Jordan experience the international humanitarian response.
More than 65 per cent of refugees surveyed by Oxfam fear they may not be able to go back to Syria despite desperately wanting to return. There is an urgent need for Geneva peace process to be kick-started as well as improved response from donor countries to UN’s humanitarian appeal.
Oxfam asked ordinary Syrians -- many of them refugees in Jordan -- what they want to come out of the Geneva talks. Here's what they told us.
The Geneva II Conference, which opens today, must deliver real change in the lives of ordinary Syrians. Worldwide development organization Oxfam calls for increased participation of women and civil society organizations in peace process.
These photos from Zaatari refugee camp, in Jordan, which holds more than 100,000 Syrian refugees, show how some people have been coping with camp life. As winter begins to bite, we will be helping refugees living in the tented settlements through the distribution of blankets and plastic sheeting.