Tagged: Conflict & Emergencies

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Mariam, 28, fled Syria three months ago. Photo: Sam Tarling/ Oxfam

Transfer of weapons to Syria likely to spell further disaster for civilians caught in the crossfire, and fuel deadly arms race

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Oxfam is supporting international efforts to assess needs in Patukhali, Barguna and Bhola, the three districts worst hit by Cyclone Mahasen that hit Bangladesh on 16 May.

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Malian musicians tell how conflict has devastated the North of the country and how people are working across the divides for peace and development.

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Talks yesterday on Syria between US Secretary of State John Kerry and Russian President Vladimir Putin and Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov offered modest signs of progress towards alleviating the humanitarian situation, halting the violence, and achieving a political solution.

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People collect water that has just been delivered by a truck to a refugee camp

The world risks failing the people of Syria as the scale of suffering increases and the humanitarian fall-out from the crisis worsens by the day.

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More than a million refugees have now fled violence in Syria and are in desperate need of shelter, food and water.

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On 2 April 2013, history was made at the UN as countries agree for the first time that the global arms trade must be brought under control.

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