Tagged: urban crisis

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A Syrian refugee family in Jordan. Photo: Anastasia Taylor-Lind/Oxfam

As thousands of Syrians continue to flee conflict every day, seeking safety in neighboring countries, aid agencies who are responding to the refugee crisis warn that the refugees risk being cut off from help as they seek shelter in Jordan’s towns and cities.

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People collecting water from water kiosk. Saman Village, Wajir. Credit: Jane Beesley/Oxfam

Kenya is facing a new urban timebomb, with millions of Nairobi residents suffering a daily struggle for food and water as the divide between rich and poor widens, international aid agency Oxfam warned in a new report today.

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