Browse news and features about Afghan Resettlement in Oxfordshire, including County and district councils efforts to support Afghan refugee families and those forced to flee the country after it fell back under the control of the Taliban.
The councils have already delivered on their initial pledge to resettle a minimum of one family in each district, and both have now agreed to increase their support to help more families.
An Afghan Resettlement Amazon wishlist for specific donations has been set up by Asylum Welcome, which supports refugees and asylum seekers in Oxford and Oxfordshire.
The support comes as the government provides extra £5m funding to help the new arrivals with accommodation as part of its Afghan Relocation and Assistance Policy (ARAP).
Teams at Oxfordshire County Council are continuing preparations to support refugees who will ultimately find a permanent home in the county in the coming weeks.
Oxfordshire County Council is working with partners across the county to help resettle and support those who are fleeing the rapidly escalating situation in Afghanistan.