The crisis in Syria continues to cause tremendous human suffering to people both inside and outside the country. The conflict is driving the largest refugee crisis in the world. Nearly 12 million people – 2 in 3 Syrians – are still dependent on humanitarian aid. They need your help.

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Climate strike march, 15 March 2019. Photo: Oxfam Australia

Our children are walking out of school today, saying we have failed them. At Oxfam, we support them. This is the kind of clarity and energy we need now from the UN.

Oxfam’s Winnie Byanyima told leaders at the UN this week that global inequality and climate break-down are twin interrelated crises of a world being “torn apart by the engine of our own political economy”.

We have failed our children

Wadha, in Deir Ez-Zor, is one of many people benefiting from Oxfam’s cash-for-work program in Syria. Credit: Dania Kareh/Oxfam

Syria's people are caught in terrible bind: eight years of war, millions need life-saving aid. The humanitarian response in Syria is significantly underfunded. Yet the international community doesn't want to support activities that it thinks could strengthen the government of Syria. So what next?