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Cash-For-Work: A Temporary Lifeline at Za'atari Refugee Camp

Tags: Refugees and Internal Displacement

Oxfam's cash-for-work programs provide income opportunities for Syrian refugees in Jordan.

Two people wearing Oxfam branded fluorescent green vests and work gloves separate card board to our left. To our right a woman wearing a dark red headscarf covering her face looks at the distance. She's also wearing the Oxfam branded vest.

MENA billionaires’ wealth increased by $10 billion, enough to pay Beirut blast repair bill

Tags: Emergency Response, Women’s Economic Justice

The 21 billionaires in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), all of them men, saw their wealth increase by nearly $10 billion USD since the start of the COVID-19…

Skills training for economic empowerment in Jordan

Tags: Refugees and Internal Displacement, Women’s Economic Justice

Economic empowerment is fundamental to women's ability to move out and stay out of poverty. Meet two amazing women participating in Oxfam projects in Jordan that have supported their ability…

Woman plumber smiling

What makes aid workers tick: "I know what it means to be hungry"

Blog contribution by Coco McCabe World Humanitarian Day honors the aid workers who are helping millions of people weather unimaginable crises. Today marks World Humanitarian Day—a time designated by the…


Six richest countries host less than 9% of refugees

The six wealthiest countries – which make up more than half the global economy – host less than nine percent of the world’s refugees while poorer countries and territories are…

Getting water to Zaatari during drought season

Tags: Emergency Response, Women's Transformative Leadership

Children who, in their native Syria, used to play water games and swim, are now sitting listlessly under the shade to protect themselves from the blistering sun. In Jordan, a…