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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.

Refugees from Afghanistan and the Middle East wait to register for a travel permit in Serbia

Choosing to Return?

In the aftermath of the rapid advance of Daesh through central parts of Iraq, a humanitarian crisis of significant proportion remains. This paper outlines the current situation and provides recommendations for the Government of Iraq, UN agencies, donors and NGOs.

A doctor hold a new born baby, Za'atari Refugee Camp, Jordan

Life in Za’atari refugee camp, Jordan’s fourth biggest city

Za’atari refugee camp hosts around 80,000 Syrians who have been forced to flee the war in Syria. More than half of these refugees are children. The size of the camp, now Jordan’s fourth biggest city, is presenting huge challenges for infrastructure. 

Two years on: Flawed peace deal in South Sudan leads to continued suffering

On the second anniverary of the start of the conflict in South Sudan, civilians are paying the price of the warring parties’ failure to implement the peace agreement signed in August. Two years on, out of 32 key requirements that should have already been implemented as part of the deal only three have been fully accomplished. Fighting continues despite the ceasefire, with civilians being targeted and new battle lines being drawn in less affected areas.

Refugee settlement in Anfie, north Lebanon, 2013. Photo: Sam Tarling/Oxfam

Lebanon looking ahead in times of crisis

Since the outbreak of the crisis in Syria in March 2011, Lebanon has felt the impact politically, socially and economically. More than four years into the crisis and with an all-out war on its doorstep, the country is experiencing ever greater repercussions.

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