Syrian refugees

Syrian refugees

Khalil and Fatem fled their hometown of Raqqa in Syria with their infant son Mohamed in 2013. Photo: Pablo Tosco/Oxfam

Heading towards Italy: Fatem and Khalil's Syrian tale

Oxfam visited Fatem and Khalil's family in Lebanon and followed them during their trip to Italy where they will be hosted as part of a humanitarian visa program. Read their story and support our work with refugees worldwide.

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Stand and deliver

On 4 February 2016, the international community agreed on a ‘comprehensive new approach’ to address the Syria crisis at the London Conference. Nearly one year on, this report sets out what needs to be done to ensure that people’s lives are positively and measurably impacted by the funding disbursed so far.

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How does it feel to be a refugee? Hear their words

The ‘I Hear You’ project is a video series that highlights the real life, word-for-word stories of refugees from around the world. As they are unable to tell their stories publicly, 14 celebrities interpretate their words. Watch the videos and hear their heartbreaking stories.

A family stand outside their temporary home in an informal settlement, Bekaa Valley, Lebanon

In Lebanon, Syrian refugees call for dignity and work

Lebanon is welcoming over 1 million Syrian refugees but is struggling to cope. Many refugees struggle to register in the country and cannot legally work. We are calling for urgent and immediate action to help alleviate their suffering.

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. 

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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