The following piece was published 4 September 2013, SBS World News Australia Radio.
By Ildi Amon
Oxfam says the Syrian refugee situation in neighbouring countries is increasingly desperate.
The United Nations says more than 2 million people have now fled Syria, and an international aid agency says the refugee situation in neighbouring countries is increasingly desperate.
Oxfam says Syrian refugees in Lebanon and Jordan are struggling to survive and it's calling on world leaders to urgently find a political solution to the crisis.
Spokeswoman for Oxfam Claire Seaward is in Jordan and described the situation to Ildi Amon.