asylum seekers

Photo: The train station is also a transit camp for refugees trying to cross the border between Macedonia and Serbia. Credit: Pablo Tosco/Oxfam

Blog: On World Refugee Day, Like Every Day - We See People, Not Refugees

Refugees are people who have left everything behind - escaping from war, violence or persecution. But they are mothers, fathers, sisters, brothers and children - who still have dreams and ambitions.

Children's drawing of a rainbow and family.

Blog: Children remind us that refugees and migrants deserve respect, like us all

Too often we put labels on people arriving by boat into Europe and we lose sight of the fact that they are people. In Poznan, children are leading the way in reminding us all that respect and dignity are something we all deserve.

Martha Nyandit waits for an Oxfam/WFP food delivery, Mingkaman camp, South Sudan. Photo: Pablo Tosco/Oxfam, April 2014

Blog: Can official development assistance be reformed to help the poorest countries?

If the current reform of Official Development Assistance is not combined with the required criteria and safeguards – established in consultation with governments and citizens in the South – it is likely to be to the detriment of the poorest.

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