A desperate and largely unknown humanitarian crisis is deteriorating in the Lake Chad Basin region of West Africa, forcing millions of people to flee their homes and leaving millions more in need of humanitarian assistance. Oxfam is providing life-saving support but help is urgently needed to prevent the crisis turning into a catastrophe.
Oxfam reaction to UN Security Council resolution for a new peacekeeping mission, MINUSCA, in th
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Reacting to news of this afternoon's ceasefire agreement between The Government of South Sudan and Rie
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