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Lampedusa one year on: EU still failing to deal with migration crisis as death toll rises

One year after 800 people drowned off Lampedusa in the Mediterranean, Europe is still failing to deal effectively with the migration crisis. Vulnerable people who risk death, torture and exploitation...

An inflatable raft carrying refugees and migrants lands on a beach in Lesvos

UK turning a blind eye to suffering on its doorstep by failing to protect vulnerable refugees and migrants – aid agencies

The UK is failing in its responsibility to protect some of the world's most vulnerable people who have been displaced by conflict, violence, persecution and poverty, a group of 13 aid and refugee...

Reaction: Agencies criticise rich countries' failure to resettle more Syrians

Oxfam, Save the Children and Norwegian Refugee Council criticised the deeply disappointing outcome of today's international pledging conference for resettlement of refugees fleeing the ongoing...

Oxfam suspends aid operations in Moria camp in Greece

Oxfam has today suspended operations in Moria camp, on the Greek island of Lesvos, in response to the deteriorating treatment of migrants after the recent deal struck between the EU and Turkey. ...

Women spend two days a month more than men on housework and childcare in UK, survey finds

Women living with their partners in the UK spend an average of two working days a month more than men on housework and childcare, according to a new Oxfam poll.  ...

Reaction to UK announcement to take more unaccompanied child refugees

In response to the  UK government announcement to take more unaccompanied child refugees from Syria and other conflict zones, Kathleen Spencer Chapman of Oxfam said. ...

G20 sets stage for refugee deal but offers little on climate change

The G20 leaders' summit has made welcome progress in tackling the refugee crisis while also taking tentative steps towards addressing the gap between rich and poor. However, the G20 has done...

Reaction to UK minister for Syrian refugees announcement

On the announcement that the Prime Minister has appointed a minister for Syrian refugees, Daniel Gorevan Oxfam International Syria crisis campaign and policy manager said: "We welcome...

Oxfam's response to the House of Lords passing the Modern Slavery Bill

Responding to Peers passing the Modern Slavery Bill, Oxfam's Ethical Trading Manager Rachel Wilshaw said: ...

Afghan women frozen out of peace talks, in danger of losing gains made since fall of the Taliban

Afghan women are consistently excluded from Afghanistan's peace negotiations and formal talks about the country's future, international agency Oxfam said today. Unless this discrimination...

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