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Over 20,000 migrants now trapped on Greek Islands

As the EU plans to set up 'controlled centres' for refugees and other migrants across Europe, the number of people trapped in deplorable conditions on the Greek islands has reached an unprecedented...

Meaningful progress needed to end impunity and discrimination in Myanmar's Rakhine State

Joint statement from 19 international agencies working in Myanmar ...

$72 million needed to protect Rohingya refugee women missing out on vital aid

Rohingya women living in Bangladesh are developing health problems, missing out on aid and are at greater risk of abuse due to unsafe and unsuitable facilities in many parts of the refugee camps,...

Members of the band Editors eat lunch with refugees in Obrenovac transit camp

Editors pay a surprise visit to refugee camp in Serbia

Members of the band Editors rocked up to a camp in Serbia to pay a surprise visit to some of the thousands of refugees trapped in the country. They gave encouragement to aspiring musicians living...

Reaction: Number of forcibly displaced people rises above 68 million

In response to the UN Refugee Agency's announcement that the number of forcibly displaced people worldwide has risen above 68 million, Oxfam's Head of Humanitarian Advocacy and Campaigns...

Rohingya refugees unprepared as monsoon rains, flooding and landslides continue

Urgent action is needed to help Rohingya refugees hit by monsoon rains in camps in Cox's Bazar in Bangladesh, which have already caused over 130 landslides, damaged 3,300 shelters and affected...

French police officers check a train for migrants at Menton Garavan station on the French side of the border

Children mistreated and illegally returned at French-Italian border

Children as young as 12 are being physically abused, detained and illegally returned to Italy by French border guards, according to a new report by Oxfam. ...

Seven-year-old Hassan, from Iraq, receives warm clothes from Oxfam as he prepares to cross the border from Serbia to Croatia in October 2015

UK immigration statistics: charities call for change to restrictive rules on refugee family reunion

Commenting on the Home Office quarterly immigration statistics today, Amnesty International UK, British Red Cross, Oxfam and the Refugee Council said in a statement: "That 1,950...

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UK hosts less than a third of its fair share of Syrian refugees

The UK has welcomed only a third (32 percent) of its fair share of Syrian refugees when compared with the size of its economy, according to analysis by Oxfam. The finding comes as British ministers...

Refugees separated from their families are prevented from integrating in UK, study finds

Refugees living in the UK are prevented from successfully integrating into British life because they are unable to be reunited with their loved ones facing danger overseas, Oxfam and the Refugee...

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