A desperate and largely unknown humanitarian crisis is deteriorating in the Lake Chad Basin region of West Africa, forcing millions of people to flee their homes and leaving millions more in need of humanitarian assistance. Oxfam is providing life-saving support but help is urgently needed to prevent the crisis turning into a catastrophe.
NGOs urge regional leaders and donors to redouble efforts to push for a lasting peace agreement that transforms South Sudan’s trajectory from devastation to development.
In South Sudan, peace seemed like a lost dream after conflict erupted in December 2013.
In South Sudan, peace seemed like a lost dream after conflict erupted in December 2013. But many are trying to keep hope alive.
The leaders of South Sudan have failed to set aside their differences, and fighting continues to ravage the country as a famine looms.
In response to the agreement between President Salva Kiir and Opposition leader Riek Machar at the Intergovernmental Authority on Development<
As rains cut off humanitarian access and increase risk of the spread of disease, increased donor funding is critical to saving lives in South Sudan
Speaking in response to the South Sudan peace deal, head of Oxfam in the country Cecilia Millan said:
As the Syria crisis enters its fourth year, show your solidarity with the people of Syria and help put an end to the bloodshed.
In reaction to today’s international donors’ conference for the reconstruction of Mali [May 15, 2013], in Brussels, Marietou Diaby, Oxfam’s Country Director, said:
Oxfam says concern is growing over the potential impact of cyclone Mahasen on people displaced by ethnic conflict in the Western state of Rakhine in Myanmar.