Tagged: rights in crisis

Press Release
World Food Programme (WFP) and USAID food distribution at Magunga IDP (internally displaced people) camp.

Atrocities are being committed against villagers in remote areas of Eastern
Congo, where fighting between the Congolese army and the FDLR rebel group

Press Release
Families displaced from Mogadishu and resettled in shelters covered with UNHCR plastic sheeting on the Mogadishu - Afgooye road. Credit: Oxfam

Over 3.2 million Somalis are in desperate need of emergency assistance, a 77% increase since January 2008. More than one million people have fled their homes in the last two years.

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Local people rebuild the river embankment which protects their village, Kholishabunia, near Gabura, Shatkhira district, Bangladesh.

In six years time the number of people affected by climatic crises is projected to rise by 54 per cent to 375 million people, threatening to overwhelm the humanitarian aid system.

Campaign article
Shahia, chair of an Oxfam –supported disaster preparedness group in Bangladesh.

Behind the headlines of floods, droughts and sea level rises, lie the real stories of people being forced further into poverty. Hear how life has changed for them and what they are doing to try and cope with the effects climate change is having on their lives.

Press Release
People registering to leave Kibati camp, for a new camp west of Goma, which in six months time will have capacity for 60,000 peole. The registration process is thorough: they get a health check, a hygiene kit and some sheeting. Credit: Ian Bray/Oxfam

According to UN figures, some 250,000 people in the provinces of North and South Kivu have been displaced since mid-January following a military operation targeting the FDLR rebel group.

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