Conflicts and Disasters - Updates

30 May 2012
Global sales of ammunition are worth more than $4 billion and are growing at a faster rate than trade in guns, yet there is virtually no regulation in place to control where the bullets end up.
3 May 2012
More than $2.2 billion worth of arms and ammunition have been imported since 2000 by countries operating under arms embargoes, according to new figures released today by international humanitarian agency Oxfam.
Every minute, one person is killed by armed violence. Photo:Crispin Hughes/Oxfam
22 December 2011
Aid groups urge the U.S. government, the bank and hawala merchants to work together to find a cooperative solution that will not disrupt or delay the transfer of assistance from the Diaspora to Somalia.