Tagged: Syrian Arab Republic

Press Release
Refugees from Syria, Zaatari camp, Jordan. Photo: Caroline Gluck/Oxfam

Syria’s humanitarian crisis is spinning out of control, leaving relief agencies overstretched and struggling to cope with a massive surge in refugee numbers and with promised funds still yet to arrive on the ground, warns international aid agency, Oxfam.

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Syria's humanitarian crisis is dramatically deteriorating. Many have fled to neighboring countries. Oxfam is responding to urgent needs in Zaatari refugee camp.

Press Release
Oxfam partner coordinating the distribution of blankets and food vouchers.

Governments meeting at tomorrow’s humanitarian pledging conference in Kuwait need to generously give substantial funds or risk leaving Syrians out in the cold without the help they need.

Emergency Article
Syrian refugee families sit around a coal heater. Photo: Caroline Gluck/Oxfam

Many families fled the fighting in Syria, to Lebanon, with little more than the clothes on their backs. Oxfam is there with humanitarian aid.

Emergency
Snow blizzards in makeshift camp, Jordan. Photo: Ruba Saqr/Oxfam

More than two million refugees have fled the conflict in Syria into neighboring countries and are now in desperate need of shelter, food, water and medical care. We have now reached 900,000 people with emergency relief.

Campaign article

Oxfam condemns the use of excessive force and violence against protesters by the Syrian security forces, which has already led to many hundreds of deaths.

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