Tagged: Conflict & Emergencies
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.
Latest estimates indicate that household food stocks in and around Gao will only last few weeks.
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.
The aid effort to help over 147,000 Malian refugees could be overwhelmed as conflict escalates, unless there is a significant shift in the way aid operations are carried out.
By coming together and discussing the issues of conflict and violence their communities are facing, local peace councils in Afghanistan find ways to mitigate and mediate them. When addressed at a grassroots level, solving these local conflicts can help bring wider peace to the whole of Afghanistan.
Three years after Haiti's devastating 2010 earthquake, hundreds of thousands of people are still living under tents and tarpaulins and the country continues to be very vulnerable.
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.
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.
Oxfam calls for urgent action to prevent eviction of thousands from camps, as residents say they will be unable to afford to pay rent.