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More than 2 million refugees have now fled violence in Syria and are in desperate need of shelter, food and water. Over half of them are children. Three years on, the scale of the Syria crisis is still deepening, particularly as winter approaches, leaving relief agencies overstretched and struggling to cope with massive numbers of refugees. Oxfam is now helping half a million people affected by the Syria crisis across Syria, Lebanon and Jordan.


SYRIA REFUGEE CRISIS INFOGRAPHIC: The Syria refugee crisis is the worst humanitarian disaster of this century, but no one is talking about it. Over 12 million people have been affected. Half of the population of Syria has left their homes.


Two years after the Syrian crisis took hold, 1.6 million refugees fleeing from Syria are being displaced to bordering countries. Zaatari Refugee Cam

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These Are The Most Powerful Photographs Of The Syrian Refugee Crisis In 2015

With the Syrian conflict showing no sign of ending, we look back on the risky journeys men and women fleeing the country have taken this year.


How many people do you share a toilet with? In Zaatari camp, Jordan, there is only 1 toilet for every 50 Syrian refugees. Donor countries must fund the UN Syria crisis appeal now.


In Lebanon, only 2% of Syrian refugee children of secondary school age are enrolled in education. Donor countries must fund the UN Syria crisis appeal now. #Aid4Syria