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.

Women collect water in Mingkaman, South Sudan.

South Sudan is facing one of the most violent crises in the world right now. For the past three years the world’s youngest country has been ravaged by an ongoing conflict. The humanitarian situation is dire, with parts of the country pushed into deadly famine and millions of people displaced. With your help we can provide them with vital assistance.

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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