Tagged: Syria crisis
A nursery school in Tripoli, northern Lebanon, has continued to run classes for Syrian and Lebanese children despite being on the front line of a long-running conflicts. A recent ceasefire is finally allowing Oxfam and our partner to deliver emergency assistance.
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.
In this very quiet and short film, you'll see what life has become for Mohammed since he has left Syria with his family.