refugee crisis

Museum Without A Home

Blog: Museum Without a Home, but with a Hope!

This entry posted by Martha Roussou, Advoca

A portrait of Jemaa Al Halayal and his two-year-old daughter, Lebanon. Credit: Sam Tarling/Oxfam, Sept 2015

Blog: Searching for safety: lessons from Syria's refugees

What is life like for Syrian refugees in Lebanon? Oxfam conducted research to find out how safe refugees feel and to understand the challenges they face. For researcher Nour Shawaf it was a humbling process.

Samia hasn’t seen her son now for two years and her daughter for 6 months. Credit: Felipe Jacome/Oxfam

Blog: Dear Family: Refugees in Greece write to their loved ones

Forced migration separates families - wrenching children from their parents and grandparents, separating siblings, and forcing partners to live apart. This World Refugee Day we share the letters of love written by some of these people stranded in Greece.

Storytelling helps migrants adjust to a new life in Greece. Photo: ARSIS/Oxfam

Blog: Helping migrants adjust to a new life in Greece

The story of a “stone soup” helps child

Cash assistance allows people to rebuild their lives. Photo: Angelos Sioulas

Blog: Three ways cash is king for asylum seekers in Greece

Providing cash grants to asylum seekers living in the Epirus region of north-west Greece is a key way to help them rebuild their lives - as well as the local economy.

Men building latrine slabs for family toilets, paid by Oxfam. Credit: Jo Harrison/Oxfam

Blog: Kenya ruling against the closure of Daadab refugee camp is a strike for humanity

As the biggest economic and political player in the region, Kenya has a responsibility for leadership in the development of 21st century responses for refugees.

Women feel safe and are happy to cooperate with the community engagement team in Greece. Photo: Angelos Sioulas/Oxfam

Blog: Helping women migrants regain their sense of dignity

In response to freezing winter conditions in Greece, Oxfam and our partners have moved hundreds of people from inadequate sites to safe and dignified accommodation.

Migrants are living on the streets in arctic cold in Serbia. Credit: Bogdan Krasić/Belgrade Centre for Human Rights

Blog: This is why migrants are living on the streets in arctic cold in Serbia

Lack of space in government facilities and fear of illegal deportations keep people out in freezing winter conditions.

Beatrice, 23 collects water from an Oxfam water pump in Nyarugusu refugee camp. Photo: Amy Christian/Oxfam, 22 March 2016

Blog: Stand As One with those forced to flee

Today is World Refugee Day, and now more than 65 million people worldwide have been forced to flee violence, conflict and persecution. Call on your government to protect and welcome people searching for safety.

Irina Kolesnikova visits camps of Tabanovce in Macedonia. Photo: Stefan Rousseau/PA

Blog: Through ballet, raising awareness of the refugee crisis

Next August, the St. Petersburg Ballet Theater is bringing a ballet version of Bizet’s Carmen to London's Coliseum theater. The production will be set in a European refugee camp and adapt the opera's free spirited gypsy to the stories of the more than one million people who arrived in Europe last year.

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