Subject: conflict

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People in eastern Congo forced to fund the war that destroys their lives, says Oxfam

Communities in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo are being preyed on mercilessly by rebel groups and local militias, as well as their own government's troops and officials, in a vicious...

38 aid agencies warn of humanitarian disaster in Gaza if military confrontation is not stopped

Photo: Reuters As the impact of days of violent escalation worsens for civilians in Gaza and in Israel, a group of 38 aid and development agencies today urged world leaders to take swift action...

Oxfam calls for immediate restraint as Gaza-Israel violence rapidly escalates

In the context of rapidly escalating violence in and around Gaza and southern Israel, the international aid and development agency Oxfam has called for an immediate halt to rocket attacks towards...

New survey reveals Somalia’s food crisis remains critical and likely to worsen in coming months

A new survey of people across 40 regions of Somalia by international agency Oxfam has found that water and food shortages are at critical levels and likely to deteriorate in parts of the country...

Eastern Congo reaches new depths of suffering as militias take control

Killing, kidnapping, rape and displacement increases dramatically across two provinces, Oxfam warns ...

Aid must work better for Afghans in the next decade

Development gains made in Afghanistan over the last decade are in danger of being thrown away if levels of aid fall away in conjunction with the withdrawal of international troops in 2014, Oxfam...

One year on, South Sudan falters under failing economy

Skyrocketing fuel and food prices deepen humanitarian crisis as country teeters on economic meltdown ...

Imminent rains will jeopardise response to Sudans conflict

Refugee numbers soaring as violence continues Seasonal rains due in Sudan and South Sudan will exacerbate already dire conditions in refugee camps, restrict travel and access, and heighten...

Arms Trade Treaty long overdue, as new research shows billions spent on illicit weapons deals by states under embargo

Oxfam says lack of global rules on arms trade is main factor for embargo violations More than $2.2bn worth of arms and ammunition have been imported since 2000 to...

Options running out for 37,000 refugees in South Sudan’s Jamam camp.

Refugees face life-threatening water shortages and need urgent relocation as conflict spreads Tens of thousands of Sudanese refugees face desperate, life-threatening water shortages and a...

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