Subject: conflict

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Refugees from Syria struggling for survival as years of conflict take their toll

Research in Lebanon shows many families fled Syria because they feared for their lives, yet their safety and security remain under threat - with the majority feeling vulnerable in and outside the...

Fundraising gala performance for Oxfam of the Young Vic’s smash hit A Season in the Congo

A benefit performance of the Young Vic's sold-out show A Season in the Congo goes on sale today to raise vital funds for the people of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). ...

Oxfam reaction to the UN's peacekeeping mission announcement on the enforcement of a security zone in DRC

In reaction to the UN's peacekeeping mission (MONUSCO's) announcement on the enforcement of a security zone and call for disarmament in Goma and Sake, Oxfam's humanitarian programme coordinator...

Oxfam reaction to the latest UN figures on the Syria Crisis

Claire Seaward, of Oxfam said: "One hundred thousand deaths is a horrific milestone in a conflict that has reached a staggering scale with eight million Syrians desperately...

Oxfam response to G8 decision on Syria

Oxfam's humanitarian campaign manager Camilla Jelbart Mosse said:   "Leaders at this G8 Summit have shown some unity by pledging their commitment to finding a political...

Presidents Obama and Putin must deliver on Syria at the G8

Sending more arms will only increase the bloodshed, says Oxfam US President Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin must throw all their political weight into making the Geneva peace...

Oxfam's response to UN Syria appeal

International agency Oxfam urged governments to fund generously the UN's appeal for the Syrian crisis both for work within Syria and for work in neighbouring countries sheltering refugees.  ...

Governments sign historic global treaty to regulate the $85bn arms trade

Millions of lives to be protected as poorly regulated arms trade is brought under control History will be made today at the United Nations as many governments sign an Arms Trade Treaty designed...

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...

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