Tagged: Mali

Emergency Article
Pastoralists in the region of Gao, Mali. Photo: Oxfam

In early January 2012, Oxfam launched an emergency response to the 2011-2012 food crisis in order to support some of the most vulnerable people in the region. Fighting has limited humanitarian activity in northern Mali, but working with partners we continue to support communities in the north.

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Women in Mangaize refugee camp, Niger. Photo: Boubacar Soumaré/Oxfam

Armed conflict in Mali has driven hundreds of thousands of people from their homes. Oxfam is providing humanitarian assistance and pushing for long-term development solutions. Your help is needed.

Press Release
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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Malian refugees arriving in Fassala camp. Photo: Oxfam

The aid effort to help over 147,000 Malian refugees could be overwhelmed as conflict escalates, unless there is a significant shift in the way aid operations are carried out.

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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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