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"A Short Film About GUNS" - which examines the unregulated arms trade and how an upcoming treaty negotiations can improve the situation globally – was picked up to be part of the 2013 Tribeca Film Festival.

Emergency Article

Ten years after a major armed conflict erupted, hundreds of thousands of people in Darfur, Sudan, still live in the shadow of war. Oxfam is there, providing critical life-saving assistance. Learn more through the stories and pictures on our Darfur timeline.

Emergency Article
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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Refugees from Syria, Zaatari camp, Jordan. Photo: Caroline Gluck/Oxfam

Syria’s humanitarian crisis is spinning out of control, leaving relief agencies overstretched and struggling to cope with a massive surge in refugee numbers and with promised funds still yet to arrive on the ground, warns international aid agency, Oxfam.

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A framework for peace in the Democratic Republic of Congo will fail to end the suffering of millions of peopleunless concrete actions are taken.

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Syria's humanitarian crisis is dramatically deteriorating. Many have fled to neighboring countries. Oxfam is responding to urgent needs in Zaatari refugee camp.

Emergency Article
Pastoralists in the region of Gao, Mali. Photo: Oxfam

In early January 2012, Oxfam launched an emergency response to the 2011-2012 food crisis in order to support some of the most vulnerable people in the region. Fighting has limited humanitarian activity in northern Mali, but working with partners we continue to support communities in the north.

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Hygiene training for kids at Mentao refugee camp, Burkina Faso. Photo: Oxfam

In areas of northern Mali the price of food and fuel is rocketing as supplies start to dry up after looting following recent military operations, and with traders who have fled the area failing to return amid growing numbers of reports of reprisal attacks.

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Oxfam partner coordinating the distribution of blankets and food vouchers.

Governments meeting at tomorrow’s humanitarian pledging conference in Kuwait need to generously give substantial funds or risk leaving Syrians out in the cold without the help they need.

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