Tagged: violence

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Twelve-year-old Ibrahim Hariri playing with his friends. Photo: F. Muath/Oxfam

Three years after the start of the conflict in Syria, many refugees’ hope of returning home sometime soon is dwindling. They are living in limbo, battling each day to survive, with little idea of what the future holds. These are some of their stories.

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Oxfam staff safely withdrawn from Malakal violence, South Sudan. Photo: Oxfam

Today Oxfam withdraws four aid workers who have been trapped by fighting in Malakal while raising a further alarm over a lack of humanitarian access across the country.

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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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People arrive at dawn to Awerial, after fleeing Bor. Photo: Grace Cahill/Oxfam

Civilians fleeing from conflict in South Sudan are spiralling into debt and leaving behind important assets in their desperate search for safety.

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Talks yesterday on Syria between US Secretary of State John Kerry and Russian President Vladimir Putin and Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov offered modest signs of progress towards alleviating the humanitarian situation, halting the violence, and achieving a political solution.

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An Israeli airstrike has destroyed one Oxfam supported, left another damaged in North West Gaza City.

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