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Rich countries have resettled just 1.39% of Syrian refugees, need to step up efforts

Rich countries have resettled only 1.39 percent of the nearly five million Syrian refugees, a fraction of the 10 percent of people who need to be urgently offered a safe haven. As wealthy states meet in Geneva on 30 March to discuss the Syria refugee crisis, Oxfam urges them to redouble their efforts and offer their ‘fair share’ of support to hundreds of thousands of refugees.

A mother and her children stand in the camp where they now live,  Bani Hassan, Yemen

Yemen’s invisible food crisis

A year of intense conflict has created one of the world’s biggest humanitarian emergencies and risks pushing millions into famine. This briefing shares the experiences of some of the 250 people interviewed by Oxfam in Yemen in February 2016 and shows how a year of intense conflict has created one of the world’s biggest humanitarian emergencies and risks pushing millions into famine.

A boy waits in line for water. He begs for food and is eating bread he got from a nearby bakery.

Yemen conflict one year on: Nowhere to hide

A year of intense conflict has created one of the world’s biggest humanitarian emergencies and risks pushing millions into famine. People are caught between reckless bombing from the sky and indiscriminate shelling on the ground, with nowhere to hide.

Almost half of Syria’s population has been forced to flee their homes, including more than 4.5 million who are registered as refugees in neighboring countries. This video takes a look at what life as a refugee in Lebanon is like.

A teenage volunteer conducts hygiene promotion classes with her peers, Bangladesh

Oxfam’s Strategy for Resilience in Asia

The Asia Resilience Strategy for 2015–2020 provides a broad framework on inclusive humanitarian and development trajectories focused on the poorest of the poor in the areas of: 1) smallholder agriculture; 2) water; 3) urban resilience; and 4) natural resource management.

Syrian children play football in Za'atari refugee camp, Lebanon

Syria Crisis Fair Share Analysis 2016

The number of people in need as a result of the conflict in Syria continues to rise. Oxfam is calling for rich states to commit to fully funding this year’s Syria crisis response appeal and to resettle 10 percent of all registered Syrian refugees by the end of 2016.

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