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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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Salama and her daughter Eaman, Yemen. Credit: Caroline Gluck/Oxfam

The hunger crisis in Yemen, which affects almost one out of every two Yemeni citizens, and is putting nearly one million children at risk of severe malnutrition, must be addressed immediately.

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Children doing their homework during a power cut in Gaza.

As the Gaza fuel crisis rages on, children are experiencing prolonged periods of darkness at a time when they have to study for their exams. Oxfam partner Centre for Free Thought and Association (CFTA) based in Khan Younis has asked the children it works with to think about what they would like to show to the rest of the world when it came to the electricity situation. Most of the children expressed their concerns about the difficulties of studying by candle light.

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World leaders made no real commitments to ensure universal access to prevention, treatment and care for AIDS at this week's International AIDS conference in Vienna.

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Bouncing Cats is the inspiring story of one man's attempt to create a better life for the children of Uganda using the unlikely tool of hip-hop with a focus on b-boy culture and breakdance.

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In observance of the Day of the African Child, Oxfam urges the international community to act now to save the lives of almost a quarter of a million children in Somalia threatened by conflict, malnutrition and disease.

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Children attending school beneath a tree. A project funded by Oxfam America and implemented by an Oxfam partner (DACAR) in Shamali (north Kabul). Credit: Kenny Rae/Oxfam

The new Afghan government must urgently devote greater resources to building up to 6,000 new schools, training upwards of 5,000 new midwives and professionalizing the police force, according to aid agencies working throughout Afghanistan.

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