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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...

Syrian refugee crisis worsens as more flee conflict and winter brings misery

Oxfam launches £12m emergency appeal - UN appeal only three per cent funded The Syria refugee crisis is accelerating with a dramatic increase in the numbers of people flowing across borders,...

Families in northern Mali fear running out of food supply

Latest estimates indicate that household food stocks in and around Gao will only last few weeks Most markets and shops are closed, food supplies severely disrupted and stocks low ...

Situation for Malian refugees set to worsen as fighting escalates

Oxfam publishes report on situation of refugees as thousands more flee their homes: aid effort will not cope with increasing numbers without changed approach The aid effort to help over...

Oxfam calls on civilians to be protected and humanitarian needs met as Mali conflict escalates

International aid agency Oxfam is extremely concerned that the recent intensification of fighting in Mali, which includes the intervention of French military, could worsen restrictions on humanitarian...

Aid agencies call for measures to mitigate harm to civilians in any military response in Mali

A military offensive in northern Mali could have serious humanitarian consequences and requires serious safeguards to be put in place warned a coalition of 10 aid agencies today. As the United Nations...

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