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Syrian refugee children pose for a photograph for Oxfam's #withsyria campaign, Lebanon

Self-Protection and Coping Strategies of Refugees from Syria and Host Communities in Lebanon

This research project aimed to improve Oxfam’s understanding of the protection challenges faced by refugees from Syria as well as the protection concerns arising from the coping strategies that they use to try to meet those challenges, and the issues faced by host communities in Lebanon. The study also looks at the livelihood challenges and coping strategies that can give rise to protection issues, particularly for vulnerable refugee populations. 

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.

Protection gaps exposing eastern Congo communities to continued abuse

Two years after the signing of a major peace accord designed to build sustainable peace in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), a report by Oxfam reveals that citizens still receive little or no protection from the state; armed groups and security forces continue to exploit and abuse communities.

In the Balance

As 2014 starts, there are reasons to hope that peace may be in sight in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).

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