Humanitarian agencies are calling on the international community to support a lasting solution that could save the lives of millions of civilians in Yemen, as the United Nations prepares to host peace talks on Sunday June 14th in Geneva.
East African heads of state are meeting in the Tanzanian capital Dar Es Salaam on May 30-31 to discuss resolutions to the on-going conflict in Burundi.
The current five-day humanitarian pause in Yemen will not significantly ease the humanitarian crisis caused by the conflict and the six-week-long de facto blockade, Oxfam warned today.
Skyrocketing inflation, conflict and collapsed markets are pushing people in South Sudan to breaking point as the political deadlock enters its 16th month and families face a second 'lean season' since fighting began.
In 2014, after unprecedented destruction and suffering in Gaza, international donors pledged $3.5 billion and a change in approach. Six months later, reconstruction and recovery have barely begun.
In response to the failure of the leaders of South Sudan to reach
Israeli and Palestinian leaders must seize the opportunity of the new ceasefire to end the violence once and for all. Lasting peace for all civilians will only be possible if Israel permanently lifts its restrictions on Gaza’s economy and people.
The implications of Syria's protracted conflict for Jordan are significant and the humanitarian strategy moving forward into 2014 is underscored by unpredictable inflows of refugees.
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.