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Oxfam and Coldplay join forces to support people’s Right to Refuge

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This December Coldplay has invited Oxfam on the road for their five Australian tour dates to raise awareness of the biggest humanitarian crisis in living memory. Read more »

I hear you: Hollywood actors read powerful stories of refugees

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Amidst the largest refugee crisis since WW2, Oxfam has partnered with some of the best storytellers in the world to tell some of the most pressing stories. Read more »

Caught in the crossfire: stories from Iraq

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Families face a terrible choice between staying in ISIS-controlled areas, where many have suffered violence and food shortages, or risk their lives to escape the fighting. Read more »

Toughing it out in Iraq

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As determined families return to Iraq to rebuild and others brace for the next round of violence, Oxfam helps locals strengthen their ability to respond and recover. Read more »

Displaced from home: stories of survival and solidarity in Nigeria

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A largely unknown humanitarian crisis is deteriorating in Africa, forcing more than 2.6 million people to flee their homes. This story aims to give them a voice. Read more »

What should our PM say about refugees? Here are 9 ideas…

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In a few days, the global community will meet in New York to talk refugees — and Prime Minister Turnbull will be there. This is Australia’s chance to make a real difference to people seeking safety. Read more »

What would you do in these circumstances?

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With a record 65 million people currently displaced around the world, it’s easy to forget we’re talking about real people facing real danger. These are the stories of just five refugee children and their families. Ordinary people forced to make extraordinary choices as they flee war, violence and persecution. Read more »

An ordinary father taking extraordinary action

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Ordinary people are performing extraordinary acts in the hope of a better life for their families. Worldwide, more than 65 million people have been forced to flee their homes to be free from conflict, violence and persecution. This includes around half the Syrian population. Read more »
Photo: Maya Hautefeuille/Oxfam

Millions of Syrian refugees abandoned

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Despite being the largest humanitarian crisis in the world, the international response to the Syria Crisis is failing. Three and a half years on, the generosity of neighbouring countries such as Lebanon and Jordan is at breaking point, and refugees and poor communities are paying the price. Read more »

Snakes and Ladders on World Refugee Day

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How you would cope as a Syrian refugee in Lebanon? Nour*, 45, works at a school in northern Lebanon. The nursery school continued to run classes for Lebanese children and Syrian refugees despite being on the front line of a long-running conflict between neighbourhoods. Fighting has intensified in recent years, mirroring the Syrian crisis just […] Read more »