migrants

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.

Museum Without A Home

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

This entry posted by Martha Roussou, Advoca

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.

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.

Le camp de Zataari, en Jordanie, accueille environ 80 000 réfugiés syriens. La moitié d'entre eux ont moins de 18 ans. Credit: Sam Tarling/Oxfam

Blog: ¿Un nuevo acuerdo para la población refugiada y migrante?

Josephine Liebl, experta en políticas globales sobre desplazamientos de Oxfam, reflexiona sobre la reunión de alto nivel de las Naciones Unidas que tendrá lugar en Nueva York en septiembre y sobre las vertiginosas últimas semanas para negociar su resultado.

Le camp de Zataari, en Jordanie, accueille environ 80 000 réfugiés syriens. La moitié d'entre eux ont moins de 18 ans. Credit: Sam Tarling/Oxfam

Blog: Vers un nouvel accord en faveur des réfugiés et des migrants ?

Josephine Liebl, responsable des politiques de déplacement pour Oxfam, évoque la perspective du Sommet des Nations unies qui se tiendra à New York en septembre prochain et se remémore les dernières semaines passionnantes qui ont servi à en négocier l’issue.

Le camp de Zataari, en Jordanie, accueille environ 80 000 réfugiés syriens. La moitié d'entre eux ont moins de 18 ans. Credit: Sam Tarling/Oxfam

Blog: A new deal for refugees and migrants?

Josephine Liebl, Oxfam’s global policy lead on displacement, looks ahead to the UN Summit in New York in September – and looks back on a heady few weeks negotiating its outcome. While it goes some way, the Summit is the start of a long process and not the delivery of the solutions the world is waiting for.

Refugees arrive on the beaches of Lesbos, Greece. Photo: Pablo Tosco/Oxfam, 24 February 2016

Blog: The human dimension of EU migration: Greece’s escalating humanitarian crisis

At every EU migration summit in recent months, border security has trumped the safety and wellbeing of people on the move. This has been causing human misery and suffering for the tens of thousands of women, men and children now stranded in Greece and the Western Balkans.

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