Tag: refugees

First Home Project

Welcome to Australia ambassador Jarrod McKenna, his wife Teresa and son Tyson are hoping to buy their first home. And they’d like it to be the first Australian home for refugees and asylum seekers who are facing Perth’s housing crisis too. There is a housing crisis in Perth. Only 2% of rental properties are vacant. The […]

South Sudan – one year on

One year after independence, South Sudan is facing its worst humanitarian crisis since the end of the war in 2005. These unforgettable photos, mostly taken at Jamam refugee camp, reveal the human side of this alarming situation.

Meeting Tony Abbott

On Tuesday 6th December, as part of an internship at Oxfam, I had the opportunity to hear Tony Abbott at a community forum. My supervisor, WA Campaigns Coordinator Paddy Cullen was keen to find out Tony Abbotts view on how he would fund the Green Climate Fund to help developing countries deal with climate change, […]

“We walked with our children on our backs”

An estimated 1.8 million women, men, and children in Somalia have been driven from their homes by the combination of famine and conflict. Since early August, Oxfam has provided clean water and sanitation for an estimated 11,000 Somali refugees in Hilaweyn camp, in Dollo Ado, Ethiopia. Three refugees in the camp share their stories:

Displaying 30-40 of 55 refugees