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Matt Herrick

Matt Herrick

Matt Herrick is director of media and public relations at Oxfam America. Before coming to Oxfam, Matt worked as a senior communications official at the US Department of Agriculture. He is a former journalist and international development professional with experience in Afghanistan, Peru, Kenya, Uganda, UAE, and the Philippines.

Saving lives

Syria’s children have been tuned out

It's time to pay attention to what's happening in Syria and surrounding countries: a humanitarian disaster with children bearing the greatest burden.