4.8 million people in South Sudan are facing severe hunger in the middle of the harvest season, according to the latest Integrated Phase Classification (IPC) update. This is an ominous sign of a food crisis fast spiralling out of control and urgent action is needed.
The current internal conflict in Iraq, its ensuing displacement and emerging returns, coupled with political and economic crises facing the country, are just the latest in a series of ongoing upheavals that Iraq’s youth are experiencing.
More than 335,000 people continue to go hungry in the Lake Region of Chad – a place where only ten doctors are currently working and the international community has only funded $40m of a $121m humanitarian appeal.
Aid workers are in a race against time to stop the rapid spread of disease as thousands of Rohingya people arrive in Bangladesh every day.
More than 70 per cent of the nearly 480,000 Rohingya refugees who have fled to Bangladesh are without adequate shelter and half have no safe drinking water.
New United Nations numbers show hunger affecting 11 percent of the world’s population.
Since the beginning of the conflict in the Lake Chad Basin region in 2009, thousands of men and boys have been killed, captured or arbitrarily arrested in north-eastern Nigeria. These tragic stories are unfolding away from the headlines, as the crisis continues to affect thousands of people. Learn more and help us provide life-saving support to those who need it most.
Traumatized women and children fleeing Iraq's Tal Afar district have told Oxfam how people died walking for days through the desert in 50C heat to reach safety.
Iraq faces severe pressures on its water resources following years of conflict and under-investment in infrastructure. This research focuses on the state of water resources in Kirkuk governorate in the north of the country and identifies the main challenges that need to be addressed.
Beatrice, 19, fled the war in South Sudan with her husband and young baby after her mother was raped and killed. Today, she lives with her family in Imvepi Refugee Settlement, among other 95,000 people. She is just one of the one million South Sudanese refugees currently hosted in nearby Uganda.