Tagged: peace and security

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Fusil, DR Congo. Photo : Simon Rawles/Oxfam

Draft Arms Trade Treaty text littered with loopholes which need fixing urgently to save lives.

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Women in Mangaize refugee camp, Niger. Photo: Boubacar Soumaré/Oxfam

Armed conflict in Mali has driven hundreds of thousands of people from their homes. Oxfam is providing humanitarian assistance and pushing for long-term development solutions. Your help is needed.

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Mentao refugee camp in Burkina Faso. Photo: Pablo Tosco/Oxfam

International agency Oxfam appealed to the UK government to ensure that training on international humanitarian and human rights law is prioritized in its dispatch of military advisors to Mali.

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Mother and daughter work in a vegetable garden, Mali. Photo: Charles Bambara/Oxf

Latest estimates indicate that household food stocks in and around Gao will only last few weeks.

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Woman and her baby drinking water in Mugunga camp, eastern DRC. Photo: Oxfam

As hundreds of thousands of people still live in fear of attacks, African leaders at the AU Summit must “seize the moment” and make peace a priority.

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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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Photo : F. Muath / Oxfam

More than 2.8 million refugees have fled the conflict in Syria into neighboring countries and are now in desperate need of shelter, food, water and medical care. We have now reached 1,300,000 people with emergency relief.

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A military offensive in northern Mali would have serious humanitarian consequences and requires serious safeguards to be put in place warns a coalition of ten non-governmental organizations today.

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Oxfam shower blocks, Mugunga 1 camp, DRC. Photo: Katie Holt/Oxfam

More than one million people are at risk of militia, rebel and army attacks, with little or no protection from the government or UN peacekeepers.

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