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Fadia and one of her two children, Syrian refugee in Lebanon. Photo: Joelle Bassoul/Oxfam

Syrian refugees in Lebanon: Another winter away from home

Oxfam is helping refugee families from Syria face another harsh winter in Lebanon, like in Bouday, a small town in Lebanon’s Bekaa valley where several informal settlements have been set up by refugees fleeing Syria’s war.

Nesma shares a laugh with her friends during class.

Gaza: Despite the ceasefire, huge needs remain

10 year old Nesma used to enjoy going to school. But now school is a constant reminder that her home is gone: Her family sleeps in a classroom as their house was completely destroyed during the 50 days of war.

Oxfam flies out aid experts to Iraq

International agency Oxfam today flew out a seven strong team of experts to Iraq to set up an aid program to help thousands of people forced to flee their homes in recent days.

Pakistan Floods Emergency

The floods that began in August 2011 and swept across the province of Sindh and part of Bolochistan resulted in one of the most destructive disasters that Pakistan has experienced.

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