Four years after the beginning of the conflict in Syria the war shows no sign of abating. Massive numbers of people are displaced within Syria and in neighboring countries. Your support is still vitally needed.
Our staff are on the ground helping to respond to emergency needs and plan for longer term recovery.
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Aid actors estimate that $8.7 billion is needed in 2015 to support 18 million people in Syria and neighbouring countries, the equivalent to a little more than one US dollar per person per day.
It is difficult not to feel overwhelmed in the face of the crisis that has engulfed Syria and spilt across its borders. With no end to the fighting in sight and spiraling humanitarian needs across the region, governments meeting in Kuwait this week to discuss the humanitarian response are unlikely to be arriving full of optimism.
This entry posted by Shawna Wakefield (@ShawnaWakefield), Oxfam's Senior Gender Justice Lead, and Caroline Green, Oxfam Gender Policy Advisor, on 26 March 2015.