Tagged: peace and security

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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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Woman and her baby drinking water in Mugunga camp, eastern DRC. Photo: Oxfam

As hundreds of thousands of people still live in fear of attacks, African leaders at the AU Summit must “seize the moment” and make peace a priority.

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Photos of our humanitarian aid response in northern Mali and in refugee camps in Niger, Burkina Faso and Mauritania. We're providing basic food, clean water and healthcare.

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Malian woman at the Mentao Nord camp in Burkina Faso. Photo: Pablo Tosco/Oxfam

International aid agency Oxfam is extremely concerned that the recent intensification of fighting in Mali, which includes the intervention of French military, could worsen restrictions on humanitarian access and lead to a significant increase the humanitarian needs of populations across the country and in neighboring states.

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Photo : F. Muath / Oxfam

More than 2.8 million refugees have fled the conflict in Syria into neighboring countries and are now in desperate need of shelter, food, water and medical care. We have now reached 1,300,000 people with emergency relief.

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A military offensive in northern Mali would have serious humanitarian consequences and requires serious safeguards to be put in place warns a coalition of ten non-governmental organizations today.

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Oxfam shower blocks, Mugunga 1 camp, DRC. Photo: Katie Holt/Oxfam

More than one million people are at risk of militia, rebel and army attacks, with little or no protection from the government or UN peacekeepers.

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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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Daily life in Kanyaruchinya camp, DRC. Photo: Colin Delfosse/Oxfam

As the M23 armed group fights to take control of yet more territory in eastern DRC, and a multitude of other armed groups terrorize communities, there is a risk of complete collapse of state authority and worsening humanitarian crisis.

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An Israeli airstrike has destroyed one Oxfam supported, left another damaged in North West Gaza City.

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