Tagged: Conflict & Emergencies

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Internally displaced woman, Labado, S. Darfur. REUTERS/Mohamed Nureldin Abdallah

The escalating violence that has gripped Darfur in recent weeks has forced over 100,000 civilians to flee their homes and villages. Oxfam has launched a response aimed at reaching more than 90,000 people with critical humanitarian aid.

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Abu Mustaffa and his grandchild in their tent, Jordan Valley. F. Muath/Oxfam

More than 65 per cent of refugees surveyed by Oxfam fear they may not be able to go back to Syria despite desperately wanting to return. There is an urgent need for Geneva peace process to be kick-started as well as improved response from donor countries to UN’s humanitarian appeal.

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Chantal market, Central African Republic. Photo: Steven Cockburn/Oxfam

Violence in Central African Republic has seen many large traders and herders targeted and chased from the country, raising fears of a market collapse  that would exacerbate the current food crisis.

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Three months after Typhoon Haiyan hit, Oxfam has been able reach more than 547,000 people with emergency relief. This video gives a snapshot of our humanitarian response.

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Photo: Jane Beesley/Oxfam

The huge humanitarian response in the aftermath of November’s super typhoon saved thousands of lives but three months on, the poorest coconut farmers, traders and fisherpeople are being left out of the recovery effort.

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From shadow into light: a giant picture, in the street of Bamako (Mali).

Mali is in danger of frittering away the opportunity to tackle corruption and stamp out the abuse of power by officials as democracy returns to the country, two years on from the 2012 coup.

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