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Oxfam response to M23 announcement of dissolution

In response to the announcement of the end of the M23 rebellion by M23 Commander Bertrand Bisimwa, Oxfam's DRC Humanitarian Coordinator Tariq Riebl said: "M23's...

Oxfam reaction to recent military offensive in in eastern DRC

International aid agency Oxfam warned that the recent military gains by the Democratic Republic of the Congo's army (FARDC) against the M23 group doesn't mean an end to the bloody conflict....

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 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...

“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...

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...

Millions left at the mercy of militias and armed forces across eastern Congo, Oxfam warns

Agency warns of risk of war on top of the daily violence and abuse people already face ...

Humanitarian suffering set to worsen across eastern Congo following fall of Goma

Fighting in Goma the 'tip of the iceberg' as some 25 armed groups control much of region.  As the M23 armed group fights to take control of yet more territory in eastern DRC,...

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...

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