Conflict; Humanitarian assistance

Conflict; Humanitarian assistance

Gaza conditions deteriorate as talks open in Cairo

On the eve of the latest reconciliation talks in Cairo between Fatah and the Gaza authorities, Oxfam is calling for an end to the restrictions imposed by Palestinian leaders earlier this year, which have seen electricity supplies in Gaza plummet - as well as an end to Israel’s decade-long blockade. 

Hannan, 20, disposes of waste water with her son Mohammed*, 2, at an informal settlement for Syrian refugees near the town of Baalbek in Lebanon's Bekaa Valley. Photo: Sam Tarling/Oxfam

Rights refused: 5 fundamental needs denied to refugees

All around the world, war, violence, poverty, famine and disasters force ordinary people from their homes every day, as they desperately search for safety and protection. Many have left everything behind and end up living in squalid conditions with not enough food, clean water or proper sanitation. You can help.

Beatrice* lives in Imvepi Refugee Settlement with her husband and young baby.  Photo: Kieran Doherty /Oxfam

The life of South Sudanese refugees in Uganda on hold: Beatrice's story

Beatrice, 19, fled the war in South Sudan with her husband and young baby after her mother was raped and killed.  Today, she lives with her family in Imvepi Refugee Settlement, among other 95,000 people. She is just one of the one million South Sudanese refugees currently hosted in nearby Uganda.


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