Violence, persecution, and war have forced more than 65 million people to flee their homes. For Ghassan Shehadeh, leaving his country and everything he knew behind, was a difficult decision, but one that was necessary for his family's safety.
On Mother’s Day, Oxfam salutes the powerful women we've met. From community activists to mothers recovering from natural disasters to grandmothers caring for multiple generations, these women are models of resilience, determination, and ingenuity.
Syrian families deserve peace, safety, and the chance to rebuild their lives - not more destruction.
Seven years after the Syria crisis began, families are struggling to access necessities, like water, food, and medicine.
‘What unites us is way more than what divides us,’ says a college senior from Syria who has found a warm welcome in Iowa.
President Trump has until October 1 to decide how many refugees to admit to the US over the next 12 months, and the stakes couldn’t be higher.