Tagged: peace and security
Today Oxfam withdraws four aid workers who have been trapped by fighting in Malakal while raising a further alarm over a lack of humanitarian access across the country.
Fifty-five NGOs have been deeply alarmed at the scale of human suffering seen in the country in the past six weeks, and so welcome the recent signing in Addis Ababa of a cessation of hostilities agreement between the Government of South Sudan and the opposition forces.
While yesterday’s ceasefire is a sign of political progress, efforts to support the more than 50,000 South Sudanese refugees in Uganda remain grossly under resourced, and host communities are being pushed to the breaking point.
Oxfam asked ordinary Syrians -- many of them refugees in Jordan -- what they want to come out of the Geneva talks. Here's what they told us.
Civilians fleeing from conflict in South Sudan are spiralling into debt and leaving behind important assets in their desperate search for safety.
Second International Pledging Conference for Syria in Kuwait: States must give generously and ensure that they help Syrians’ desperately in need of humanitarian assistance, and follow up with action in Geneva.