A desperate and largely unknown humanitarian crisis is deteriorating in the Lake Chad Basin region of West Africa, forcing millions of people to flee their homes and leaving millions more in need of humanitarian assistance. Oxfam is providing life-saving support but help is urgently needed to prevent the crisis turning into a catastrophe.
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.
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.
The UN announced that up to 100,000 have died as a result of the Syria crisis.
In this very quiet and short film, you'll see what life has become for Mohammed since he has left Syria with his family.
Sending more arms to Syria will only increase the bloodshed, says 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.