Tagged: peace and security
International aid agency Oxfam is to double its aid effort and help nearly 200,000 people caught up in the recent upsurge of fighting in eastern Congo.
On-going conflicts continue to affect thousands of people in both Sudan and South Sudan. We are providing support to vulnerable refugees who continue to arrive from Sudan to South Sudan. In addition to emergency relief, we're providing long-term development aid across the south.
Despite the ongoing political process we have not witnessed any lessening of the violence that continues to have a horrendous impact on civilians.
Afghanistan remains one of the poorest countries in the world, affected by decades of conflict and disasters, from persistent drought to flash flooding, earthquakes and the food price crisis. Oxfam is providing humanitarian aid, supports rural development and sustainable livelihood programs.
The major shift in global power provides an opportunity to protect all civilians from genocide and other atrocities, said international agency Oxfam in a new report published today.
Horrendous violence continues to plague the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, with more than 200 killed and 150,000 displaced since a January peace agreement was signed.