Tagged: humanitarian crisis

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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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Crossing the Gaza gates. Photo: Oxfam

With a ceasefire holding, Oxfam sees an opportunity to break the cycle of violence and lift the blockade once and for all.

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Kazigira, 25 years old, Mugunga IDPs camp, DRC. Credit: Oxfam

As the humanitarian crisis in eastern Congo grows, with thousands of people fleeing new fighting in the past 48 hours, Oxfam is stepping up the supply of life-saving aid to more than 80,000 people in and around Goma.

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Daily life in Kanyaruchinya camp, DRC. Photo: Colin Delfosse/Oxfam

As the M23 armed group fights to take control of yet more territory in eastern DRC, and a multitude of other armed groups terrorize communities, there is a risk of complete collapse of state authority and worsening humanitarian crisis.

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