Tagged: Syria crisis

Emergency Article
Children attend an event organized by Oxfam and partner organization Utopia

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. 

Emergency Article
50% of those surveyed reported difficulties in accessing basic services

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.

Press Release
Abu Mustaffa and his grandchild in their tent, Jordan Valley. F. Muath/Oxfam

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.

Campaign article
Vigil for Syria, organized in Gaza in 2013. Photo: Oxfam

As the Syria crisis enters its fourth year, show your solidarity with the people of Syria and help put an end to the bloodshed.

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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.

Press Release
Ahmad Sika shows off new  winter clothes, funded by UNICEF. Photo: Sam Tarling

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.

Emergency Article

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.

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Oxfam ships 20 tons of emergency water and sanitation aid to Syria. Thanks to everyone who has donated so far to help us provide these desperately needed supplies and equipment.

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In this very quiet and short film, you'll see what life has become for Mohammed since he has left Syria with his family.

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