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Approaching summer and Syrian refugee influx add to Jordan’s water worries

Jordan's water supply system, already under severe strain, is being stretched to the limit by the large influx of refugees fleeing conflict in Syria, warn two of the British aid agencies who...

North Mali: alarming humanitarian situation following months of hardship

A serious food security crisis is developing in the Gao region of northern Mali due to a shortage of cereals on the market, rocketing food prices and restricted access, warned international aid agency...

Syria crisis spiralling out of control: flood of refugees overwhelming aid effort

Aid money pledged must be quickly released to address urgent needs, says Oxfam  Syria's humanitarian crisis is spinning out of control, leaving relief agencies overstretched...

“Make or break time” for eastern DRC after new peace plan, warns Oxfam

A framework for peace in the Democratic Republic of Congo, due to be signed today, will fail to end the suffering of millions of people in the east of the country unless concrete actions are now...

Restricted access hampering lifesaving assistance in North Darfur

Fears new fighting may be on the horizon after tens of thousands displaced in Jebel Amir gold-producing area    KHARTOUM - Tens of thousands of people who have fled fighting in the largest displacement...

Eastern Congo region of Masisi faces growing insecurity and threat of cholera

Over 700,000 vulnerable according to UN as region is hit by increased militarisation, poor harvest & little access to clean water Goma: The eastern Congolese region of Masisi...

Northern Mali: food and fuel in short supply as stocks looted and traders fail to return

In areas of northern Mali the price of food and fuel is rocketing as supplies start to dry up after looting following recent military operations, and with traders who have fled the area failing to...

Oxfam welcomes generous aid pledges for Syria crisis

Welcoming generous donations to the UN humanitarian appeal for Syria, Nigel Timmins, Oxfam's Deputy Humanitarian Director, who visited Zaatari camp in Jordan today, said:  ...

Governments risk leaving Syrians out in the cold

UN appeal needs urgent funds to stem spiralling crisis Governments meeting at tomorrow's humanitarian pledging conference in Kuwait need to generously give substantial funds or risk leaving...

Oxfam calls on military advisors for Mali to prioritise training on human rights and laws of war

International agency Oxfam appealed to the UK government to ensure that training on international humanitarian and human rights law is prioritised in its dispatch of military advisors to Mali. With reports...

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