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.
Central African Republic
Voters in Central African Republic will this Sunday vote in a new president whose first task must be to end the violence which continues to devastate the country, and to provide better protection for its exhausted population.
The story of a Syrian refugee who begins a new life in Jordan’s Zaatari camp fixing mobile phones and helps fellow refugees print off photos of happier times is the focus of an upcoming documentary film which will be previewed to mark World Refugee Day (June 20th) as part of a joint campaign by Oxfam and the European Commission’s Office for Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection Department (ECHO).
The conflict in the Central African Republic has forced 1 million people to flee their homes. We provide essential humanitarian support to the internally displaced.
The conflict in the Central African Republic has forced 1 million people to flee their homes. Some 230,000 people have sought refuge in Chad.
15 African Heads of State and Government are meeting in Malabo, Equatorial Guinea, to commemorate the 10th Anniversary of the AU Peace and Security Council. They must act to help the people caught up in the conflicts in Africa, including in South Sudan, Sudan, Somalia, and Central African Republic.
26 international NGOs express their deep concern over violence in the Central African Republic (CAR), condemn recent attacks against humanitarians and reaffirm their commitment to helping civilians in need.
Oxfam reaction to UN Security Council resolution for a new peacekeeping mission, MINUSCA, in th