Conflicts and Disasters - Updates

1 April 2011
More than 100,000 people have already crossed the border from Ivory Coast to Liberia and are living in dire conditions in border villages.
15 March 2011
Oxfam Japan is appealing for public donations for two partner organizations, one that is assisting mothers and babies and the other providing information to non-Japanese speakers living in Japan.
28 February 2011
New York : Campaigners today called on governments meeting at the United Nations to ensure no weapons or munitions are sold to human rights abusers. The call came as delegates meet this week to resume negotiations on a global, legally-binding Arms Trade Treaty.
25 February 2011
As Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi’s brutal crackdown continues, the EU must act swiftly to translate its statements into action, said Amnesty International, Oxfam and the International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH).
4 February 2011
Last year Oxfam called on young people around the world to tell their story about the impact of armed violence in their lives and to submit their vision for a film to the Shooting Poverty competition. "Bang For Your Buck", a short film about small arms in Burundi, won the competition.
Credit: Geoff Sayer/ OXFAM
20 January 2011
Arms traffickers can too easily navigate the patchwork of national arms regulations, fuelling conflict while avoiding arrest and extradition, because of the lack of global regulation of the arms trade.