Noor, 30, fled the war in Syria with her handicapped husband and two children, a girl, 4, and a boy, 3. Back home, she taught Arabic for the past ten years.
In response to the failure of the leaders of South Sudan to reach
In many areas of the Democratic Republic of Congo, citizens are still vulnerable to brutal violence from armed groups and in some cases from government, including the police, army and local officials.
Having survived horrific conflict in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Louise lost four family members to disease. In one week.
Four women who live in camps in South Sudan told us about their difficulties, their challenges and their hope.
A new wave of violence in Darfur has forced more than 50,000 people to flee their homes since the start of the year. Thousands of families are facing limited access to food, adequate water supply and shelter. Oxfam has launched an immediate response, aiming to reach more than 20,000 people with clean water, emergency latrines and hygiene supplies.
NGOs urge regional leaders and donors to redouble efforts to push for a lasting peace agreement that transforms South Sudan’s trajectory from devastation to development.
We are seriously concerned that a lack of food may peak in May and June reaching emergency levels in South Sudan.
More than half of Yemen’s population needs aid and a humanitarian crisis of extreme proportions is at risk of unfolding in the country if instability continues, Oxfam warns today.
"The new restrictions on entry for Syrians into Lebanon are part of a worrying, wider trend reflecting quite simply less and less opportunities for Syrians to escape conflict inside Syria," said Camilla Jelbart Mosse, Oxfam's Syria Campaign Manager.