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Reaction to Government decision to scrap Dubs amendment

In response to the Government's decision to stop accepting lone child refugees under the Dubs amendment, Maya Mailer, Oxfam's head of humanitarian policy, said: ...

Reaction to Malta summit: Migration deal with Libya exposes people to suffering and death

Reacting to the informal EU summit in Malta on migration, Oxfam International's Deputy Director for Advocacy and Campaigns, Natalia Alonso, said: ...

Reaction: Reports of civilians being executed in East Aleppo are deeply concerning

Andy Baker, Oxfam's Syria Crisis Response Manager, said: ...

Murder and eviction: the global land rush enters new more violent phase

Millions of people face being displaced from their homes as new data shows land sales covering an area the size of Germany are now under contract, warns Oxfam. ...

Progress made in Unilever's labour practices in Vietnam, but significant challenges remain

A new report published today by Oxfam finds Unilever's overall commitment to labour rights in its Vietnam supply chain has improved over the last three years, but that significant challenges...

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.  ...

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