Oxfam's Caroline Gluck reports from inside Somalia. Oxfam is working with partners in and around Mogadishu to deliver clean water, sanitation, and therapeutic feeding to malnourished children.
A coalition of 38 aid agencies today (6 September 2011) called on donors not to squander the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of the people of South Sudan, the world’s newest nation. The call came as new violence in Jonglei state increased emergency needs.
On the day Ivory Coast President Alassane Ouattara is officially inaugurated in front of heads of state from around the world, more than 300,000 people remain displaced from their homes within the country and in neighboring Liberia, and they are in dire need of assistance.
International agency Oxfam today welcomed the visit of UN High Commissioner for Refugees, Antonio Guterres, to Liberia, as it called on the international community to pay greater attention to the worsening refugee crisis in the country.
Last year Oxfam called on young people around the world to tell their story about the impact of armed violence in their lives and to submit their vision for a film to the Shooting Poverty competition. "Bang For Your Buck", a short film about small arms in Burundi, won the competition.