Tagged: IDPs

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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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A recent influx of 63,000 displaced families – bringing the total to almost half a million people – into the Districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has sparked grave concerns among international and national NGOs in Pakistan. Oxfam is calling for financial support from the government and donor agencies to ensure the urgent needs of those displaced from their homes are met.

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Asha collects water supplied by Oxfam & SAACID, Lafole, Somalia. Photo: Oxfam

Oxfam calls on governments meeting at the London Somalia Conference tomorrow to develop a coherent strategy towards the country that shifts away from the emphasis on short term security and anti-terror concerns towards a long term engagement that prioritizes the interests of ordinary Somalis.

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New military escalation in Somalia risks harming civilians and undermining efforts to recover from famine, Oxfam said, as the AU military force (AMISOM) and the Transitional Federal Government (TFG) launched a major new offensive in an area where 400,000 people are living in densely populated camps.

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Six months since South Sudan’s independence, the world’s newest nation is struggling to cope with a major refugee crisis and massive internal displacement, international agency Oxfam said today.

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Communities in isolated areas of Province Orientale, in DR Congo, are particularly vulnerable to attacks by the Lord’s Resistance Army.

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Oxfam, Danish refugee Council (DRC) and Care, warn that a humanitarian crisis of significant proportions remains six months after the resolution of the political stand-off in Cote d'Ivoire.

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One million people are still in urgent need of food, water and sanitation as refugees fear returning home.

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