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 a catastrophic humanitarian crisis driven by three years of a brutal civil war. Famine has already been declared in one part of the country and nearly 5 million people are facing extreme hunger. 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.