The Australian Government has missed a prime opportunity to increase its humanitarian aid to Syria, failing to bring money to the table at a high level UN General Assembly meeting in New York yesterday.
Oxfam is calling on the Australian Government to increase humanitarian assistance to the Syria crisis after a report warning of a failing international response released today found Australia has contributed just 27 per cent of its fair share of funding.
Australia should step up its efforts to assist refugees and others facing the horrors of war in Syria, Oxfam said today as the number of Syrian refugees registered with UNHCR reached 3 million.
Oxfam has been forced to cut essential assistance to over 6,500 vulnerable Syrian refugee families living in Jordan and warns that millions more face an uncertain future with aid agencies unable to adequately respond due to government donor fatigue. Speaking ahead of the UN’s launch of its reviewed aid appeal for the Syria crisis, Oxfam’s […]
Oxfam has sent a team of regional experts to Iraq to set up an aid programme to help thousands of people forced to flee their homes due to the violence rocking the country.