Gaza’s blockade, a personal story

Gaza’s blockade, a personal story

Richard Stanforth is Oxfam GB’s Regional Policy Adviser in the Middle East. Here, he shares his personal experience of what life has been like in Gaza under the blockade. I first visited Gaza in spring 2006 when I had just become a policy officer for Oxfam...
Meeting Grandma Goat

Meeting Grandma Goat

Amy Christian is in Lebanon meeting Syrian refugee families supported by Oxfam’s response to the Syrian crisis. She meets a 90-year-old grandmother and her granddaughters, desperate to go home and fearful of the approaching winter.  To the left of the Barsa...
Syrian refugees: the lives of others

Syrian refugees: the lives of others

Freelance photographer Sam Tarling has been covering the story of the Syrian refugee crisis for over two years and is currently on assignment with Oxfam in Lebanon. These are his personal thoughts – and images – of the people and situations he has...