Tagged: Conflict & Emergencies

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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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Malian refugees arriving in Fassala camp. Photo: Oxfam

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.

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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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Mariam. Photo: Lalage Snow/Oxfam

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.

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Distribution of hygiene kits, Grand Goave IDP camp. Photo: Pablo Tosco/Oxfam

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.

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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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Thousands of Haitians face eviction. Photo: Oxfam

Oxfam calls for urgent action to prevent eviction of thousands from camps, as residents say they will be unable to afford to pay rent.

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