Lebanon currently hosts the largest number of refugees per capita in the world. This paper urges donors and policy makers to ensure that new financing to Lebanon is rights-based, accountable to local populations, reflects local priorities and benefits the most vulnerable.
Rohingya refugees interviewed by Oxfam in Bangladesh say they will not go back to Myanmar until their safety can be guaranteed and they have equal rights, including being able to work and travel freely.
The chronic shortage of accommodation for children is worsening as the Greek Government prepares to take full control of the refugee response.
Refugees are still arriving, deeply traumatized by what they have experienced, and must have the right to choose for themselves whether they would like to return to Myanmar.
More than 300,000 women and girls who have fled rape and violence are not getting the protection and help they need because of lack of funds.
One year on from the historic United Nations summit for refugees and migrants, the international community has failed to make meaningful progress towards meeting the goals of the New York Declaration for Refugees and Migrants.
Uganda now hosts over 1 million South Sudanese refugees living in different settlements. One of them is Imvepi Refugee Settlement, currently hosting more than 300,000 refugees. James, an Oxfam Public Health Engineering Officer, explains the situation there and the work Oxfam is doing, reaching thousands of people with vital clean water.
Uganda’s open-door policy to refugees has provided protection for one million South Sudanese - the third-largest population of refugees in the world.
Beatrice, 19, fled the war in South Sudan with her husband and young baby after her mother was raped and killed. Today, she lives with her family in Imvepi Refugee Settlement, among other 95,000 people. She is just one of the one million South Sudanese refugees currently hosted in nearby Uganda.
More than 65 million people have been forced to flee their homes because of deadly conflicts and violence. While the need to address this crisis is at an all-time high, unfortunately so is the level of misinformation about refugees. Sort out myth from reality and learn more by taking our quiz!