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Oxfam's £12m Syria appeal

The aid agency Oxfam is launching a £12 million emergency appeal to help thousands of Syrian refugees. The charity says a growing number of families are in desperate need of assistance during the winter.

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Oxfam to help Syrian families through 'brutal' winter

Families have arrived exhausted and traumatised. Some have faced bombs and bullets to get here.

Now, they are trying to get through one of the most brutal winters in the last two decades with almost nothing. Most families have to rely on the generosity of relatives and neighbours.

Along with local organisations Oxfam is trying to help thousands of families through this difficult winter period; but we could do so much more if we had more funds.

– Oxfam's Syria crisis response manager Francis Lacasse

People wanting to donate to Oxfam's Syria appeal can donate by calling 0300 200 1999 or by visiting the charity's website.

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