By Community Reporter at The Oxford Mail
More than fifty concerned organisations and individuals across the county have come together to show solidarity with those fleeing violence and persecution in Afghanistan.
Last week Asylum Welcome, an organisation that supports asylum seekers, refugees, and vulnerable migrants living in Oxfordshire, hosted a meeting to share concerns about the recent events in Afghanistan and create a joint response on how Oxfordshire can help.
Attendees at the meeting ranged from refugee support groups, large organisations in the city such as Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Oxford City of Sanctuary, as well as a number of councillors.
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Header image: Handout photo issued by the Ministry of Defence (MoD) of military personnel handing out food, drink, toys, and blankets during Op PITTING at RAF Brize Norton to arrivals who have been evacuated from Afghanistan, via the UAE, under the Afghan Relocation