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Achievements on humanitarian access in Darfur 'fast falling apart'

Achievements on humanitarian access in Darfur ‘fast falling apart’

Security in Darfur has deteriorated over the past two weeks leaving nearly 200,000 people in Darfur cut off from vital …
UN Security Council given failing grade on African conflicts in 2004

UN Security Council given failing grade on African conflicts in 2004

The UN Security Council has failed so far this year to respond adequately to conflicts in Africa, states a new …
Oxfam appeals to international community to help the forgotten millions

Oxfam appeals to international community to help the forgotten millions

Donor governments are today being urged to pledge US $1.7 billion to the United Nations annual humanitarian appeal and help …
Civilian populations held captive as security deteriorates in Darfur

Civilian populations held captive as security deteriorates in Darfur

More than a hundred thousand people are essentially being held captive by armed militias in West Darfur, international aid agency …
Development agency calls for effective international intervention in Gaza

Development agency calls for effective international intervention in Gaza

Innocent civilians are bearing the brunt of escalating violence in the Gaza Strip, according to development agency Oxfam New Zealand, …
Campaigners call for Arms Trade Treaty as new figures show massive increase in arms transfers

Campaigners call for Arms Trade Treaty as new figures show massive increase in arms transfers

Military spending and the global arms trade rose dramatically in 2003, international arms campaigners revealed as they marked the second …
Blair visit must help end violence and insecurity in Darfur

Blair visit must help end violence and insecurity in Darfur

Tony Blair’s visit to Sudan must transform promises into concrete actions to help end the violent crisis in Darfur, according …
Oxfam warns of tens of thousands of newly displaced people in DR Congo: Security Council must renew and increase strength of UN troops

Oxfam warns of tens of thousands of newly displaced people in DR Congo: Security Council must renew and increase strength of UN troops

Ngungu, DRC: Renewed fighting in the volatile Kivu region of eastern Democratic Republic of Congo has forced 20,000 people to …