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Oxford charity says more refugees are seeking its help

The Asylum Welcome charity says it is helping more and more people each year

A charity which helps refugees in Oxford says its been inundated with people seeking help. There has been an increase in the number of people from the Sudanese and Syrian communities asking for help for food and shelter or advice in the area.

The charity Asylum Welcome has said that the number of people who have turned to its services has risen rapidly.

In 2013, 737 refugees sought help from their staff. That figure rose to 874 in 2014, but in the last year 1,000 people have asked for assistance. Mel Bloor reports.