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Syrian refugees at the Zaatari camp, Jordan. Photo: Anastasia Taylor-Lind/Oxfam

Many Syrian refugees living outside camps across countries in the region are losing out on the help they desperately need, according to five international aid agencies today.

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The injustice of poverty demands a powerful and practical response to address both its causes and its impact on peoples' lives. Joining with others, we seek to overcome poverty using a six-sided strategy.

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Hygiene training for kids at Mentao refugee camp, Burkina Faso. Photo: Oxfam

In areas of northern Mali the price of food and fuel is rocketing as supplies start to dry up after looting following recent military operations, and with traders who have fled the area failing to return amid growing numbers of reports of reprisal attacks.

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Mentao refugee camp in Burkina Faso. Photo: Pablo Tosco/Oxfam

International agency Oxfam appealed to the UK government to ensure that training on international humanitarian and human rights law is prioritized in its dispatch of military advisors to Mali.

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Mother and daughter work in a vegetable garden, Mali. Photo: Charles Bambara/Oxf

Latest estimates indicate that household food stocks in and around Gao will only last few weeks.

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Despite being tagged as a super typhoon, the damages and destruction caused by typhoon Pablo (international name: Bopha) was not as severe compared to last year’s tropical storm Sendong which affected similar areas.

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Aid distribution, in Gendrassa camp. Photo: Alun McDonald/Oxfam

Camps sheltering more than 100,000 Sudanese refugees in South Sudan’s Maban county are ticking timebombs, on the brink of a major outbreak of disease.

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Israeli authorities have stepped up unlawful demolitions in the West Bank including East Jerusalem over the past year, displacing a record number of Palestinian families from their homes, an international coalition of 20 leading aid agencies and human rights groups said today.

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New bombing raids and a build up of troops along the border of Sudan and South Sudan over the past few days threaten to escalate what is already a significant humanitarian crisis in the newest country in the world.

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