As famine creeps across southern Somalia, the Bay region is the latest area to be affected. Habibo, a widowed mother of three, fled the area after losing all her livestock to drought. She now lives in Mogadishu’s crowded Badbado camp.
Heralding the end of Ramadan, the Eid Al Fitr holiday is usually a time of celebration for Muslims. For those in the Dadaab refugee complex, however, it’s just another day spent praying for survival. Oxfam Australia’s Chee Chee Leung reports.
Amidst all the debate surrounding the newly signed deal between the Australian and Malaysian Governments, Oxfam’s Refugee Rights Advocacy Coordinator Tamara investigates the true human cost of this agreement.
The largest refugee complex in the world, northern Kenya’s Dadaab camp is desperately overcrowded and struggling to provide shelter for the 9,000+ people arriving from drought-stricken Somalia every week.
How do you incorporate a controversial topic like refugees and asylum seekers into your classroom? This week’s blog includes excellent resources to give you some starting points…
What are you planning for Refugee Week this year (June 19-25)? Our intern Ben Campbell gives you a few options.
Displaced from their homes by political violence, many Ivoirians have sought refuge in the relatively peaceful town of Man. Oxfam’s Charles Bambara listens to one family’s stories.
This year, as in past gone by, Oxfam is proud to be supporting the Human Rights and Arts Film Festival.
Driving around Ivory Coast with a team investigating how to respond to the country’s humanitarian needs, Oxfam’s Charles Bambara speaks to Ivorians affected by the crisis.
The Ivory Coast’s humanitarian crisis continues, with more than 100,000 refugees having fled to Liberia to escape the violence. Oxfam’s Caroline Gluck provides an unsettling update in her latest podcasts.