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On the 3rd anniversary of South Sudan’s independence, Oxfam has warned that appeals to fund the aid effort are failing as the country’s humanitarian crisis is spiralling out of control with malnutrition and sickness rising and an ever increasing number of people forced to flee their homes.

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Internally displaced woman, Labado, S. Darfur. REUTERS/Mohamed Nureldin Abdallah

The escalating violence that has gripped Darfur in recent weeks has forced over 100,000 civilians to flee their homes and villages. Oxfam has launched a response aimed at reaching more than 90,000 people with critical humanitarian aid.

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Chantal market, Central African Republic. Photo: Steven Cockburn/Oxfam

Violence in Central African Republic has seen many large traders and herders targeted and chased from the country, raising fears of a market collapse  that would exacerbate the current food crisis.

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Jordan’s Za’atari refugee camp. Photo: Anastasia Taylor-Lind/Oxfam

Long-term vision and committed funding urgently needed from international community as flow of Syrian refugees continues.

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Speaking out against violence against women. Photo: Annie Bungeroth/Oxfam

Delegates from over 190 governments meeting at the UN-led Commission on the Status of Women this week in New York have the chance to take a critical step against the global scourge of violence against women.

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