responsibility to protect civilians

responsibility to protect civilians

African crises escalate as AU leaders meet in Libya

Over 1.4 million people have been forced to flee their homes so far this year as a result of significant increasing violence in DR Congo, Sudan and Somalia, international agency Oxfam said today, as heads of state gather at the AU Summit in Libya to discuss peace and security across the continent.

Thousands at risk as families flee Pakistan conflict

As thousands of families continue to flee their homes in northwest Pakistan amid clashes between government forces and organized armed groups, Oxfam International has begun providing emergency relief to around 175,000 women, men and children in urgent need of assistance.

Caught in the Conflict

The intensification and spread of the conflict in Afghanistan is increasingly affecting civilians.

Kuir Mayem Atem, déplacée dans un camp au Soudan du Sud

Nearly 4 million people remain in urgent need in South Sudan following the conflict that broke out in December 2013. Over 2 million people have fled their homes and and sought refuge within South Sudan or in neighboring countries. We have reached more than 480,000 people with life-saving essentials, but we urgently need to reach more.

For a Safer Tomorrow

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.

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