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Michelle Dockery meets children in Jawa, Amman. Photo: Abbie Trayler Smith / Oxf

Aid agency Oxfam is today launching a major appeal to help families affected by the Syria Crisis get through the harsh winter months – and beyond.

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Hussein Ammar, from Qusayr, Syria, reunited with his mother. Sam Tarling/Oxfam

World leaders attending the G20 summit must seize this opportunity and make real progress on helping find a political solution to the Syria crisis.

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Bernal calls on international community to find an urgent solution to the crisis

Oxfam Global Ambassador and Hollywood actor Gael García Bernal has taken time out from filming on location in Jordan to meet Syrian refugees.

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Syrian refugees at the Zaatari camp, Jordan. Photo: Anastasia Taylor-Lind/Oxfam

Many Syrian refugees living outside camps across countries in the region are losing out on the help they desperately need, according to five international aid agencies today.

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Children looking at a crescent moon.

More than 1.8 million Syrians have fled their homes and are now living in neighboring countries. Life is tough and the month of Ramadan makes them think of home more than ever.

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Twenty five tons of aid equipment to help Syrian refugees was loaded at Oxfam’s warehouse in Bicester, Oxfordshire today (Thursday, 13 June) and will be flown to Jordan on Saturday.

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Jordan’s Za’atari refugee camp. Photo: Jonny Bonny/Oxfam

With temperatures set to soar up to 104ºF (40˚C) in the coming weeks, international agency Oxfam has warned that the warmer weather will increase health-related risks for Syrian refugees.

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Talks yesterday on Syria between US Secretary of State John Kerry and Russian President Vladimir Putin and Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov offered modest signs of progress towards alleviating the humanitarian situation, halting the violence, and achieving a political solution.

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