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Ziyaad Mohamed Hamed has been driving trucks filled with clean drinking water for thousands of families who have fled their homes in Gaza, in extremely difficult and dangerous conditions. Despite the ceasefire, there remain enormous humanitarian needs in Gaza.

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Manal Wardé meets with Sahrawi refugees, where there are now three generations born and raised in the camps. Photo: Copyright Rym Khadhraoui/Oxfam

A new Food Supply Center, built by Oxfam with its partner the Sahrawi Red Crescent and with the support of the European Commission's Humanitarian aid and Civil Protection department (ECHO), will greatly improve the quality of aid in the Sahrawi camps, in Southern Algeria, one of the main objectives of Oxfam’s humanitarian program in the region.

A woman and her child take shelter as a Syrian air force jet bombs the streets surrounding her home in Aleppo. Photo: Simon Tarling/Oxfam

Around 1,500 people a day are killed in conflicts and armed violence across the globe, and among that loss are humanitarian aid workers who were trying to save lives. Arms and ammunition traded irresponsibly or illegally help keep all these conflicts going.