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Aid agencies give UN Security Council a 'fail grade' on Syria

Twenty one humanitarian and human rights organizations say warring parties and powerful states have failed to implement UN Security Council resolutions leading to "worst year"...

Protection gaps exposing eastern Congo communities to continued abuse

Local authorities must be empowered to tackle systemic insecurity experienced by communities at the hands of both armed groups and the state, finds Oxfam report ...

Vital building in Gaza could take a century

At current rates it could take more than 100 years to complete essential building of homes, schools and health facilities in Gaza unless the Israeli blockade is lifted, Oxfam warned...

Somalia’s $1.3bn lifeline under threat

Banks in US, UK and Australia poised to break ties with Somali money transfer organisations that make remittances possible, NGOs warn. Somalia's  $1.3 billion...

Oxfam response to the release of the latest Integrated Phase Classification (IPC) on South Sudan

In response to the release of the latest Integrated Phase Classification (IPC), or food security analysis, on South Sudan, Oxfam's South Sudan Country Director, Zlatko Gegic, said:  ...

Response to the storms that have hit the Middle East

Oxfam's Syria crisis campaign manager, Camilla Jelbart Mosse, said:  ...

Response to the new restrictions on entry for Syrians into Lebanon

An Oxfam spokesperson said: ...

First ever global treaty to regulate the arms trade enters into force Christmas Eve

Treaty offering fresh hope for the protection of civilians in 2015 The United Nations' Arms Trade Treaty, the first global agreement to regulate the $85bn arms trade was welcomed as a...

Millions at risk from hunger as conflict threatens to escalate in South Sudan

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. ...

Humanitarian and human rights agencies urge governments to resettle 5% of refugees from Syria by end of 2015

Over 30 international organisations are calling on governments meeting in Geneva tomorrow to commit to offering sanctuary to at least the most vulnerable 5 per cent of refugees from Syria currently...

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