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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: ...

Statement ahead of Prime Minister Theresa May's meeting with Donald Trump

Ahead of Prime Minister Theresa May's visit to Washington and amid reports that the US is set to close its borders to large numbers of refugees from war torn countries, Maya Mailer, Oxfam's...

Less than 3 per cent of 5 million Syrian refugees resettled in rich countries

Less than three per cent of nearly five million refugees living in Syria's neighbouring states have been resettled in rich countries according to a report published today by Oxfam. The UK has...

Waterstone's book of the month to be sold in aid of Oxfam's work with refugees

Waterstones, the UK's largest bookseller, announces today the donation to Oxfam of £5 for every copy sold of its Book of the Month for November. ...

British band Editors visit camps in Greece to call for action to end refugee crisis

British indie band Editors visited Greece this week with Oxfam to meet people forced to flee their homes. The trip was ahead of a public march demanding action to support refugees taking place in...

Almost 4 million refugees and asylum seekers flee to countries also in conflict

Almost four million refugees and asylum seekers have fled from one conflict zone to another Oxfam said today ahead of two summits being held in New York next week (19, 20 September) aimed at addressing...

28 children a day go missing from Italian reception centres - Oxfam

At least 28 unaccompanied children went missing each day from Italy's reception centres for refugees and migrants in the first six months of 2016, said international agency Oxfam in a report...

Global refugee crisis as seen by eight photographers

Arresting photographs, together with a virtual reality and an immersive film experience, will take viewers of a new exhibition into the world of some of the 65 million people forced to flee their...

Response to G20 Leaders’ meeting in Hangzhou

In response to the G20 Leaders' meeting in Hangzhou, China, Oxfam's Head of Global Policy and Campaigns, Penny Fowler, said: ...

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

Global refugee and migrant deaths up more than a fifth in year since 3-year-old Alan Kurdi died

Globally the number of refugees and migrants who have died while trying to reach another country has increased by more than a fifth in the last year despite the public outcry over the death of three-year-old...

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