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.
interally displaced people
International donors must help Mali to rebuild its ability to govern itself and stop its slide into economic ruin if it is to “win the peace” following the French-led military intervention, says Oxfam.
The UN estimates that almost 7 million people in Syria need humanitarian assistance, including 4 million internally displaced. These photos show how Syrians are coping with this dramatic situation.
We call on the government to allot resources for food security and livelihoods recovery of the people particularly in Davao Oriental and Compostella Valley.