refugee crisis

Afghanistan refugee. Photo: Oxfam

Blog: Afghanistan: the tragedy of refugees returning

Afghanistan is not safe enough for all these millions of returnees. To claim the opposite is to ignore the reality and puts lives at risk.

A father carries his son across a broken bamboo bridge on the edge of Balhukali camp, Bangladesh. Photo: Aurélie Marrier d'Unienville/Oxfam

Blog: We must not fail the Rohingya people again

It took the tug of a shirt.

EU 'hotspots' holding refugees and migrants are violating people’s fundamental rights. Photo: Oxfam

Blog: "We just want a life" - Protecting the rights of refugees in Greece

Meryem* is 13, legally a child, but she has exp

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.

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