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In a briefing note on mining agreements between AREVA and Niger, Oxfam and ROTAB, both members of the "Publish What You Pay" coalition, denounced the secrecy and pressure surrounding the negotiations.

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Building on lessons learned the previous year, our early response to the food crisis in the Sahel in 2012 reached almost a million people across Mauritania, Senegal, Burkina Faso, Mali, Niger and Chad.

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Focus group with Oxfam in Douentza, Mali. Photo: Habibatou Gologo/Oxfam

As Mali endeavors to re-establish peace and territorial integrity in the North, Malians are still struggling to pick up their lives after a devastating drought, a conflict, and massive displacement.

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Malian refugees arriving in Fassala camp. Photo: Oxfam

The aid effort to help over 147,000 Malian refugees could be overwhelmed as conflict escalates, unless there is a significant shift in the way aid operations are carried out.

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Photos of our humanitarian aid response in northern Mali and in refugee camps in Niger, Burkina Faso and Mauritania. We're providing basic food, clean water and healthcare.

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Malian woman at the Mentao Nord camp in Burkina Faso. Photo: Pablo Tosco/Oxfam

International aid agency Oxfam is extremely concerned that the recent intensification of fighting in Mali, which includes the intervention of French military, could worsen restrictions on humanitarian access and lead to a significant increase the humanitarian needs of populations across the country and in neighboring states.

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International Day of the Girl, in Niger. Credit: Oxfam

On October 11th, Oxfam in Niger celebrated the International Day of the Girl, and with good reason. The wellbeing and future of generations to come depends largely on today’s girls and their health, education and economic status.

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Global Handwashing Day in Niger. Credit: Oxfam

Oxfam in Niger celebrated the Global Handwashing Day for the first time. Here's how we're promoting hygiene in Niger in order to reduce the spread of disease.

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Devastating floods in Niger are affecting more than 500,000 people, most of whose basic needs are not being met. We're providing household kits including soap, mats and mosquito nets, and water and sanitation provisions to almost 40,000 people.

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Flooded houses in Lamorde, Niamey, Niger. Credit: Valérie Batselaere/Oxfam

Oxfam warned that devastating floods in Niger are affecting more than 500,000 people, most of whose basic needs are not being met.

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