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.
Photo-Call by Oxfam on the Syrian Conflict
Syria : Photo-Call by Oxfam
When and Where: Wednesday 25th September at 9am to 11am for all TVs and Photo desks on Dag Hammarskjold Plaza. (46th and 1st Ave in New York)
What: Oxfam will exhibit in massive 3D Canvas of 26ft by 20ft (6 x 4 Meters) portraying Syrian refugees looking on to Presidents Putin and Obama sitting at a table over a map of Syria.
***The 3D painting is by artist Eduardo Relero who has done exhibit in Berlin, Madrid, Buenos Aires and elsewhere.
You can find some of his street art here: http://www.streetartutopia.com/?p=4895
Oxfam America's President Ray Offenheiser will be available for comments.