On Saturday April 16, a 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck Ecuador killing hundreds of people, leaving thousands wounded and causing severe damage to infrastructure. Access to safe drinking water and storage, as well as shelter is urgently needed. With your help we can reach the most vulnerable populations with vital assistance.
Leka'a is a young Syrian woman. She is one of over 100,000 refugees from Syria coping with life in Za'atari refugee camp. She kindly shared her story - of pain and hope - with us.
More than 1.6 million* refugees have now fled violence in Syria and are in desperate need of shelter, food and water. Over half of them are children. Oxfam urgently needs your help to reach up to 650,000 people with emergency relief in Lebanon, Jordan and Syria.
* As of June 2013, the UN had registered more than 1.4 million refugees with more than 200,000 people awaiting registration.