School damaged by the Israeli attacks in September 2014, in Gaza.

Fractured lives in Gaza as reconstruction has barely begun

Six months since the conflict began, parts of Gaza are still strewn with the rubble of destroyed homes. Despite the ceasefire in September 2014 vital reconstruction has barely begun and the Israeli blockade of Gaza remains in place.

Fadia and one of her two children, Syrian refugee in Lebanon. Photo: Joelle Bassoul/Oxfam

Syrian refugees in Lebanon: Another winter away from home

Oxfam is helping refugee families from Syria face another harsh winter in Lebanon, like in Bouday, a small town in Lebanon’s Bekaa valley where several informal settlements have been set up by refugees fleeing Syria’s war.

Oxfam's reaction on WFP food cuts for Syrian refugees

In response to WFP food cuts for Syrian refugees, Andy Baker who heads up Oxfam's response to the Syria crisis said: "Millions of Syrians have left their country to flee war, death and destruction. It is unthinkable to leave them hungry. Rich countries must step up and support the World Food Program."

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