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11/02/2018
Oxfam and “Kids are kids” held the fourth seminar on integration and adaptation of migrant children

On the 29-30th October 2018, 78 representatives of NGOs, public and private schools, municipal and regional educational authorities and socially-oriented businesses convened in Moscow to share their experience in education and integration of migrant children. The meeting was part of a series of seminars, which are initiated by the Centre for Integration and Adaptation of migrant children “Kids are kids” and with financial and organisational support from Oxfam in Russia. This is the fourth seminar, and it culminated the joint project entitled “No borders integration”, conducted jointly by Mediaost Events und Kommunikation and Destination Est, with the financial support from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Germany. 

10/18/2018
One civilian dying every three hours in Yemen fighting – Oxfam

One civilian has been killed every three hours in fighting in Yemen since the beginning of August, with many more people succumbing to disease and hunger, Oxfam said today.  The Saudi-led coalition and the internationally recognised government are battling with the Houthis to control key ports and cities in the country.

10/18/2018
Oxfam and Kids are kids invite you to participate in the 4th seminar on migrant children education

The seminar on integration and education of migrant children will take place on 29-30 October 2018. It will become fourth in the series of seminars organized by Integration Centre for migrant and refugee children “Kids as kids” and Oxfam in Russia. The seminar also serves as the final stage of the international exchange project titled “No borders integration” aiming at strengthening capacities of specialists working with non-native speaking children. The project is being implemented jointly by Mediaost Events und Kommunikation and Destination Est with financial support from Auswärtiges Amt (The Federal Foreign Office). 

09/06/2018
August the cruellest month in Yemen – Oxfam  300 children amongst almost 1000 civilian casualties

August has been the bloodiest month this year for civilians in Yemen due to a combination of the warring parties’ reckless disregard for civilian lives and the failure of their political backers to offer any action to prevent the carnage said Oxfam today. 

08/24/2018
$72 million needed to protect Rohingya refugee women missing out on vital aid

Rohingya women living in Bangladesh are developing health problems, missing out on aid and are at greater risk of abuse due to unsafe and unsuitable facilities in many parts of the refugee camps, Oxfam warned today. 

08/10/2018
“More lifesaving aid needed urgently as a third big quake hits Lombok” – Oxfam

 A third earthquake of 6-Richter magnitude which struck Lombok earlier today has severely escalated the need for life-saving aid and has slowed down rescue efforts.