Asylum Welcome is working with councils and other public bodies to support over a hundred and fifty recent Afghan arrivals during what could be an extended stay in transition hotels while they await long term housing. This could be anywhere in the U.K. and time frames are not yet clear. The recent evacuees, who
Dear Friend, I'm delighted that so many people came to the AGM on Monday this week. Of course, it was a shame not to meet again in person, but we heard from three outstanding speakers and I want to highlight their observations in brief. And I want to bring you right
Join the journey and be part of the story In the words of a Siberian Proverb: “If you don't know the trees you are lost in the forest. If you don't know the stories, you are lost in life." On 2nd September The Story Museum in partnership
Asylum Welcome is deeply concerned about recent events in Afghanistan and the impact that these events are having on innocent people whose safety is now at risk. You can read our full statement here. We are working with councils, charities and community organisations to welcome Afghan refugees to Oxfordshire and support them on their
Eirian Jane Prosser reports on how volunteers who work with asylum seekers and MPs are calling on the government to house more refugees from Afghanistan in the coming months. On Tuesday the first rescue flight carrying evacuees from Afghanistan landed in Oxfordshire at RAF Brize Norton, near Carterton. It
News from Afghanistan is coming thick and fast, and it is easy to feel overwhelmed and helpless. We have put together twelve simple actions that we can all do to support refugees from our homes. 1 The government have committed to resettling 'up to 20,000' refugees over the
Background More than six years have passed into an armed conflict in Yemen following the Arab Spring uprising. The civil war began when Houthi took over the country capital Sana’a in September 2014. A few months later in March 2015, Saudi Arabia and the UAE led a military coalition against the Houthi.
The people who visit Asylum Welcome’s offices in Oxford come from across the world and from all walks of life. A university professor fleeing persecution, a boy whose parents