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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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Syrian refugees in Lebanon. Photo: Sam Tarling/Oxfam

Research in Lebanon shows many families fled Syria because they feared for their lives, yet their safety and security remain under threat – with the majority feeling vulnerable in and outside the home.

Policy Paper
Shifting gender roles in Syria's refugees. Photo: Sam Tarling/Oxfam
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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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People collect water that has just been delivered by a truck to a refugee camp

The world risks failing the people of Syria as the scale of suffering increases and the humanitarian fall-out from the crisis worsens by the day.

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