Tagged: conflict

Press Release

New bombing raids and a build up of troops along the border of Sudan and South Sudan over the past few days threaten to escalate what is already a significant humanitarian crisis in the newest country in the world.

Press Release

Police abuses need to be tackled as Afghan conflict reaches tenth year.

Emergency Article
Ashley Jackson

Ashley Jackson, Oxfam’s outgoing Head of Policy and Advocacy in Afghanistan, reflects on her experiences over the last two years in the country.

Emergency Article
Mary Agya and her children Fubi Idia and Saba. Credit: Caroline Gluck

Southern Sudan has seen an upsurge in violence in the past year. Much of it is taking place in remote, rural areas between rival tribes. It is often linked to disputes over resources, especially cattle and land.

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The past three decades of war and disorder have had a devastating impact on the Afghan people. Here is their story.

Emergency Article

The crisis in Congo is often known as the ‘forgotten conflict’, yet it is a war that has killed over 5 million people. We have an opportunity to show the UN, and the world, that the killing must stop. Sign our Crisis in Congo petition now.

Emergency
Gaza - PMRS - Mobile clinic, village in Khanyou. Credit: Tineke D'haese/Oxfam

After seven years of Israeli blockade, 1.7 million Palestinians continue to be trapped in the Gaza Strip, largely cut off from the outside world. The current escalation of violence is causing more human suffering. We are calling for an immediate end to all hostilities.

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Marie and her daughter, refugees from DRC in Uganda. Photo: Grace Cahill/Oxfam

Despite political and military achievements in 2013 in DRC, over 2.75 million people have been forced to flee their homes within the country, and over 398,000 are still dependent on humanitarian aid. Oxfam is there.

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Families displaced from Mogadishu.

Somalia continues to be at the center of one of the world’s biggest humanitarian emergencies, with severe drought exacerbated by years of conflict and restrictions on aid access by all parties. Insecurity makes Somalia one of the most difficult places to deliver aid.

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Only one in five girls attend primary school

Afghanistan remains one of the poorest countries in the world, affected by decades of conflict and disasters, from persistent drought to flash flooding, earthquakes and the food price crisis. Oxfam is providing humanitarian aid, supports rural development and sustainable livelihood programs.

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