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The effects of conflict, COVID-19, and climate change have intensified the global hunger crisis. Here are some of the world's hunger hotspots and the families experiencing extreme hunger.
What you need to know about the obscure policy preventing people from seeking asylum at the US southern border
Breaking down Title 42, the Trump-era policy that President Biden is using to send refugees back into harm’s way. Preventing asylum seekers from filing their claims is a violation of their human rights.
Your guide to understanding the presidential determination for refugee admissions and how President Biden can save lives by resettling refugees in the US.
What the current situation in Afghanistan is revealing about the Biden administration’s refugee policy
We must respond now to help Afghan people fleeing their homes and refugees around the world find safety and security.
Residents of Beirut continue to put their homes and lives back together during an economic crisis in Lebanon. Oxfam is working with local groups to help families and businesses rebuild.
Amid threats of pandemic, severe hunger, fighting, and floods, Oxfam and partners continue to assist South Sudanese.