More than 23 million people are being pushed towards severe hunger and destitution across East Africa, international aid agency Oxfam warned today, as it launched an emergency appeal to raise $15 million.
Over 1.4 million people have been forced to flee their homes so far this year as a result of significant increasing violence in DR Congo, Sudan and Somalia, international agency Oxfam said today, as heads of state gather at the AU Summit in Libya to discuss peace and security across the continent.
International aid agency Oxfam GB said today that it has formally submitted its appeal against the Sudanese government’s decision to expel it from northern Sudan, and expressed serious concern at the false allegations that continue to be made against it and other expelled agencies.
The Sudanese government recently revoked Oxfam GB's licence to operate in northern Sudan, a decision which will affect hundreds of thousands of lives. There are, however, five Oxfam affiliates currently working in Sudan. Here is a brief summary of our programs.
Oxfam International's British affiliate - Oxfam GB - is appealing the Sudanese government's decision made on March 4 to revoke its registration to work in the north of the country.
Oxfam GB urged the Government of Sudan to allow it to continue its vital humanitarian efforts, affecting hundreds of thousands of lives.
April marks the fifth anniversary of the start of the crisis in Darfur.Three Oxfam staffers talk about how the situation, and Oxfam’s response to it, has changed as the conflict has dragged on.