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Stima, 18 and her baby Moses. Photo: Keiran Doherty/Oxfam

On the 3rd anniversary of South Sudan’s independence, Oxfam has warned that appeals to fund the aid effort are failing as the country’s humanitarian crisis is spiralling out of control with malnutrition and sickness rising and an ever increasing number of people forced to flee their homes.

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Oxfam and WILDAF conducted a survey in June 2013 of almost 2,000 people originating from the north of Mali, in order to understand the impact of conflict on social relations and the prospects for reconciliation.

Emergency Article
Jordan’s Za’atari refugee camp. Photo: Anastasia Taylor-Lind/Oxfam

Oxfam's position on chemical weapons, military intervention, and specific recommendations on a peaceful way forward to end the crisis in Syria.

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In this very quiet and short film, you'll see what life has become for Mohammed since he has left Syria with his family.

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Flag and 'no guns' logo on an Oxfam vehicle in Kitgum town, Uganda. Photo: Oxfam

Oxfam’s definition of the principle refers to the protection of civilians from widespread threats of violence, coercion, and the deliberate deprivation of aid.

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Coalition forces are not doing enough to prevent abuses by Afghan forces and have been too slow to address the issue as they prepare to hand over responsibility for security, Oxfam and other agencies said today.

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UN peacekeeping missions worldwide – one of the key instruments to protect civilians trapped in armed conflicts - often fail to engage with the local communities they are meant to protect, according to Oxfam.

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Children wash their hands. Photo: Caroline

Five international aid agencies are calling world leaders at today’s Sudan summit to take concrete action to help ensure peace, safety and development for all Sudanese people. Failure to act risks a new eruption of violence and threatens the future of Africa’s largest country.

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Bouncing Cats is the inspiring story of one man's attempt to create a better life for the children of Uganda using the unlikely tool of hip-hop with a focus on b-boy culture and breakdance.

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