Tagged: humanitarian aid
International aid agency Oxfam is extremely concerned that the recent intensification of fighting in Mali, which includes the intervention of French military, could worsen restrictions on humanitarian access and lead to a significant increase the humanitarian needs of populations across the country and in neighboring states.
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.
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.
Mulki used to be the captain of the Somalia Women’s National Basketball team. Today the 42 year old is a mother of 10 and runs a small shop in Mogadishu. Mulki has been selected to receive cash support – on a mobile phone.
Leading NGOs call on EU leaders to protect EU development aid against short-sighted cuts ahead of this week’s special EU Budget summit.
International aid agency Oxfam has started an emergency response to get aid to those affected by flooding in the Sindh, Punjab and Baluchistan provinces of Pakistan. This is the third consecutive year of flooding in Pakistan and many of those affected had not fully recovered from last years’ mega-floods.
More than a year after independence, the crisis in South Sudan is the worst it's been since the end of the war in 2005. Oxfam is currently providing essential services in the form of clean water and basic sanitation to 32,000 people in Upper Nile region.
Thousands of people living in camps in Haiti remain at risk from flooding and disease, according to international aid agency Oxfam, despite the Caribbean island appearing to have avoided the worst of tropical storm Isaac.