Khalil and Fatem fled their hometown of Raqqa in Syria with their infant son Mohamed in 2013. Photo: Pablo Tosco/Oxfam

Oxfam visited Fatem and Khalil's family in Lebanon and followed them during their trip to Italy where they will be hosted as part of a humanitarian visa program. Read their story and support our work with refugees worldwide.

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One year on: EU’s approach to migration is failing

The EU's partnership approach for working with African countries on managing migration has to date failed to provide safe and regular channels for migration or offer long-term solutions that improve the lives of people on the move.


Samia hasn’t seen her son now for two years and her daughter for 6 months. Credit: Felipe Jacome/Oxfam

Forced migration separates families - wrenching children from their parents and grandparents, separating siblings, and forcing partners to live apart. This World Refugee Day we share the letters of love written by some of these people stranded in Greece.