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NGOs and faith groups to Obama & Putin: Hope is crumbling on your watch, save Syria’s ceasefire

More than 80 NGOs and faith groups have written an open letter to US President Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin: ...

Oxfam and CARE join calls for increased involvement of local agencies in humanitarian crises

Oxfam and CARE have joined 21 other INGOs and over 120 national and local organisations to call for a reorientation of the humanitarian system towards local agencies, by signing the Charter for Change. ...

'Immoral, illegal and incoherent' - UK manufactured arms in Yemen

Government ministers from the Foreign Office, Department for Business, Innovation & Skills and the Department for International Development will give evidence to the Arms Export Controls Committee...

Return of South Sudan opposition leader should speed up formation of unity government and deliver real peace, says Oxfam

In response to the return of South Sudan's opposition leader Riek Machar to Juba, Oxfam's Country Director in South Sudan, Zlatko Gegic, said: ...

Lampedusa one year on: EU still failing to deal with migration crisis as death toll rises

One year after 800 people drowned off Lampedusa in the Mediterranean, Europe is still failing to deal effectively with the migration crisis. Vulnerable people who risk death, torture and exploitation...

An inflatable raft carrying refugees and migrants lands on a beach in Lesvos

UK turning a blind eye to suffering on its doorstep by failing to protect vulnerable refugees and migrants – aid agencies

The UK is failing in its responsibility to protect some of the world's most vulnerable people who have been displaced by conflict, violence, persecution and poverty, a group of 13 aid and refugee...

Rich countries have resettled a tiny fraction of Syrian refugees - UK set to take just over a fifth of its fair share

Rich countries have resettled only 1.39 percent of the nearly five million Syrian refugees, a fraction of the 10 percent of people who need to be urgently offered a safe haven. As states meet in...

Children fill containers with water from a tap amid a water shortage in Sana'a, Yemen

Looming banking crisis in Yemen risks pushing millions into famine

A year of devastating conflict in Yemen compounded by a looming banking crisis risks pushing millions into famine, warns Oxfam today one year on from the escalation of war. ...

Fuelling the fire: Last year was worst for Syrians, world powers must safeguard hope not fan the flames, warn aid agencies

The fifth year of the Syria conflict was the worst yet for people as warring parties have continued to wreak havoc, increasingly blocked aid and placed more communities under siege. Russia, the United...

The European Parliament's call to ban arms sales from the European Union to countries accused of targeting civilian's in Yemen

On the European Parliament's call to ban arms sales from the European Union to countries accused of targeting civilian's in Yemen, Oxfam's International Policy Advisor Arms and Conflict,...

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