Tagged: humanitarian aid

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Fleeing the violence, Juba, South Sudan. Photo: Anita Kattakhuzy/Oxfam

While yesterday’s ceasefire is a sign of political progress, efforts to support the more than 50,000 South Sudanese refugees in Uganda remain grossly under resourced, and host communities are being pushed to the breaking point.

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Oxfam asked ordinary Syrians -- many of them refugees in Jordan -- what they want to come out of the Geneva talks. Here's what they told us.

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Ahmad Sika shows off new  winter clothes, funded by UNICEF. Photo: Sam Tarling

The Geneva II Conference, which opens today, must deliver real change in the lives of ordinary Syrians. Worldwide development organization Oxfam calls for increased participation of women and civil society organizations in peace process.

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Families set up camp at a local evacuation center. Photo: Eleanor Farmer/Oxfam

Disaster on top of catastrophic disaster for millions displaced by Typhoon Haiyan. Thousands of people have been evacuated from collapsed tents and fragile makeshift shelters or are living in flooded shelters.

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Love Syria. Photo: Oxfam

Second International Pledging Conference for Syria in Kuwait: States must give generously and ensure that they help Syrians’ desperately in need of humanitarian assistance, and follow up with action in Geneva.

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Oxfam water, sanitation supplies arrives in South Sudan. Photo: Oxfam

Extreme violence and other human rights abuses in South Sudan must cease immediately as direct mediation talks between leaders of conflicting parties begin in Ethiopia.

Emergency Article

Photos of Oxfam distribution of 400 tons of rice seeds in six rural municipalities south of Tacloban on 12 December 2013, to help farmers win their 'race against time' to avoid missing the next growing season.

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