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One person in three in the world lives in poverty.

Oxfam is determined to change that world by mobilizing the power of people against poverty.

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South Sudan deal just start of long road to peace

The signing of the peace agreement by President Salva Kiir Mayardit is a positive step toward ending the brutal 20 month civil war but aid agencies CARE, IRC, Oxfam and World Vision say it is only the beginning of a long, hard journey towards peace and reconciliation.

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Oxfam water system, Hama, Syria, June 2015. Photo: Oxfam

Oxfam has been working with Syria's Ministry of Water Resources for the past 18 months by drilling wells, repairing old and damaged water networks and trucking water. We have managed to reach more than one million people with clean water, and we are trying to double the number.