peace and security
A surge of state aid for women and their families, investment in basic services, urgently needed; 75% of widows interviewed not receiving pension
Iraqi women are suffering a ‘silent e
South Sudan is in the midst of a catastrophic humanitarian crisis driven by three years of brutal civil war. Over 6 million people are facing extreme hunger and 60% of the population is in need of urgent aid. Help us provide food, water and sanitation now.
In the DRC, increasing violence has forced people to flee from their homes, and led to the deaths of almost 1,500 people a day.
The humanitarian crisis in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt) continues (see ‘The Gaza Strip: A Humanitarian Implosion’).
Oxfam's humanitarian policy notes set out our learning on a wide range of issues affecting humanitarian action around the world.