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Conflict; Humanitarian assistance
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.
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.
Traumatized women and children fleeing Iraq's Tal Afar district have told Oxfam how people died walking for days through the desert in 50C heat to reach safety.
On World Humanitarian Day, meet Samson, Oxfam humanitarian worker, helping people in Farm Center Camp for internally displaced people, Maiduguri, Nigeria.
The impact of the Gaza electricity crisis on people’s access to basic services is as bad as the aftermath of the 2014 war.
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.
As Mosul rebuilds, all its residents must enjoy the same rights and opportunities – whatever their gender, religion, or ethnic or tribal affiliation.
Oxfam warns of dire situation as 20,000 people are displaced in the city of Bria where humanitarian access is restricted due to the presence of armed groups.
Oxfam, CARE International, International Rescue Committee, Norwegian Refugee Council and Save the Children have called for more international action from world leaders meeting in Brussels at a conference to discuss the Syria crisis.