Subject: conflict

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Oxfam reaction to EU failure to extend arms embargo on Syria beyond August

EU Foreign Ministers failed last night to extend the EU arms embargo on Syria as it stands. They decided, however, not to lift it before August 1st and set a number of conditions.  ...

Oxfam reaction to Ban Ki-moon's visit to Goma

As UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and other high level officials visit Goma today, Joanna Trevor of Oxfam in DRC, said: "Thousands of people are again homeless after a...

Syrian refugee crisis: Oxfam warns of health risks as summer approaches

  Syria crisis: Funding urgently needed to provide assistance to over 1.4m Syrian Refugees   With temperatures set to soar up to 40˚C in the coming weeks, international...

Mali needs reforms and smart aid to stop its slide and help “win the peace”

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,...

Oxfam calls for improved humanitarian access to Syria as needs escalate

Refugee numbers in neighbouring countries steadily climb The world risks failing the people of Syria as the scale of suffering increases and the humanitarian fall-out from the crisis...

Radical shift needed to tackle hunger in the Sahel

  In a new report published today, international agency Oxfam says that the aid community needs to fundamentally change the way it deals with food crises in the region and help communities...

Oxfam reaction to G8 Foreign Ministers' commitment to addressing the issue of sexual violence in conflict

In reaction to commitments made by G8 Foreign Ministers to address the issue of sexual violence in conflict, Oxfam acting-CEO, Penny Lawrence said:   "We welcome the G8's...

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...

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