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 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.
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.