internally displaced people
In Yola, Nigeria, Oxfam and local partner CISCOPE provide essential items including soap, jerry cans, and sleeping mats to people displaced by violence in the region.
A new wave of violence in Darfur has forced more than 50,000 people to flee their homes since the start of the year. Thousands of families are facing limited access to food, adequate water supply and shelter. Oxfam has launched an immediate response, aiming to reach more than 20,000 people with clean water, emergency latrines and hygiene supplies.
Thanks to a program developed by an Oxfam's partner, families in displaced people's settlements in Somalia now have access to clean water near their shelters. A big change which literally saves lives and contributes to prevent waterbone diseases and conflicts over resources.
NGOs urge regional leaders and donors to redouble efforts to push for a lasting peace agreement that transforms South Sudan’s trajectory from devastation to development.
In South Sudan, peace seemed like a lost dream after conflict erupted in December 2013.
In South Sudan, peace seemed like a lost dream after conflict erupted in December 2013. But many are trying to keep hope alive.
A year after the fighting started in South Sudan the country remains in a severe food crisis with up to 2.5m people estimated to be at risk of hunger if the conflict continues, Oxfam warned today.
Agencies fear recent improvements will be wiped out as the number of severely hungry people will rise by one million in first three months of 2015.
The sheer scale of the crisis in Syria demands specific and increased commitments from the international community to help alleviate the suffering.
International agency Oxfam called today for a massive and rapid global surge in the aid effort to help millions of people at acute risk of hunger and disease in South Sudan saying that the crisis has reached a ‘now or never moment’ to avoid catastrophic levels of hunger and suffering.