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A refugee woman in the Katsikas Camp in the Epirus Region of Northwest Greece.Photo: Aubrey Wade/Oxfam

One year stranded and what’s changed?

This update provides an overview of the current situation in Greece, one year on since the introduction of Europe’s flawed migration policies to close borders along the Western Balkan route and return migrants and refugees to Turkey.

The human cost of uncontrolled arms in Africa. Photo: Sven Torfinn/Oxfam

The human cost of uncontrolled arms in Africa

This report provides evidence about the human costs of uncontrolled arms: injuries and fatalities, internally displaced people and refugees, gender-based violence, and erosion of social cohesion and communal trust.

Amna fled Deraa in Syria after her son was killed in 2013 and went to live in Zaatari refugee camp, Jordan. Photo: Sam Tarling/Oxfam.

I ask the world to empathize

Worldwide, more than 65 million people have fled conflict, violence and persecution. Millions more are driven from their homes by disasters, drought and inequality. This paper tells the stories of some of those millions of people.

Refugees from Afghanistan and the Middle East wait to register for a travel permit in Serbia

Choosing to Return?

In the aftermath of the rapid advance of Daesh through central parts of Iraq, a humanitarian crisis of significant proportion remains. This paper outlines the current situation and provides recommendations for the Government of Iraq, UN agencies, donors and NGOs.

Protection gaps exposing eastern Congo communities to continued abuse

Two years after the signing of a major peace accord designed to build sustainable peace in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), a report by Oxfam reveals that citizens still receive little or no protection from the state; armed groups and security forces continue to exploit and abuse communities.

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