A desperate and largely unknown humanitarian crisis is deteriorating in the Lake Chad Basin region of West Africa, forcing millions of people to flee their homes and leaving millions more in need of humanitarian assistance. Oxfam is providing life-saving support but help is urgently needed to prevent the crisis turning into a catastrophe.
The border closures in the Western Balkans this year have not stopped people seeking safety and a dignified life in Europe, but have forced them to resort to ever more dangerous routes, leaving them even more vulnerable.
This paper provides an analysis of the protection concerns that people on the move, especially women and children, face in Macedonia and Serbia following the closure of the Balkan route. It also presents recommendations on how to protect and promote their safety, dignity and human rights.
The budget deal struck by EU governments, the European Parliament and the European Commission promises more funds for the EU’s external action, but diverts money from those most in need, warn development and humanitarian organizations.
This study focuses on the gender differences in the situation of migrants and refugees in Greece, following their arrival in the country as a consequence of conflict, and social and economic insecurity in the Middle East and other regions.
Since January 2015 more than 1 million women and men fleeing war, persecution, natural disasters and poverty entered or passed through Greece in search of safety and a better life. We are working in Athens, Lesvos island and the Epirus region of North-West Greece responding to the urgent needs of people arriving. Support our work.
This briefing paper is the result of a joint effort by 12 national and international organizations operating in Greece. The aim is to explain the current situation for those stranded in Greece for over six months since the closure of the northern border and introduction of the European Union (EU) – Turkey deal.
In a co-signed letter to the European Parliament, 27 NGOs – including Oxfam - have expressed concerns at the recently signed EU-Afghanistan deal.
Development NGOs Oxfam, ONE and Plan international welcomed a European Parliament vote to reject proposed cuts and to increase of the EU's external spending, supporting for the fight to end extreme poverty.
Oxfam has displayed hundreds of migrants life jackets this week in four European cities to call on the EU to radically change their course on migration.
Oxfam is calling for the EU and its member states to fundamentally change their approach to managing migration.