Conflict & Emergencies blog

7 April 2014 | Winnie Byanyima | Blog channel: Conflict & Emergencies
 
With just 48 hours to visit the Democratic Republic of Congo, there was no time to lose once we crossed the border into Goma from Rwanda. I was travelling with Mark Goldring of Oxfam GB and Robbert...
19 March 2014 | Camilla Jelbart Mosse | Blog channel: Conflict & Emergencies
 
What an amazing display of support for the #WithSyria campaign for the third anniversary of the Syria crisis – congratulations one and all for a truly moving display of solidarity!From refugees in...
13 March 2014 | Joel M Bassuk | Blog channel: Conflict & Emergencies
 
Our communications lead in Syria, Rachel Cawood, shared with us this heartfelt story of the hope for peace in Syria.
12 March 2014 | Nigel Timmins | Blog channel: Conflict & Emergencies
 
Nigel Timmins is Oxfam’s deputy humanitarian director. He heads the organization’s response to the Syria crisis. Here, he reflects on his personal experiences working with Syrians.The story of Sabeen...
11 March 2014 | Joel M Bassuk | 1 | Blog channel: Conflict & Emergencies
 
Popular British graffiti artist Banksy has shown his support for the #WithSyria campaign by reworking his iconic image of a little girl with a balloon, entitled ‘There is Always Hope’, to show a...
5 March 2014 | Jean Pierre Buledi | 1 | Blog channel: Conflict & Emergencies
 
This post comes to us from Jean Pierre Buledi, Program Officer/Research and Documentation, with Oxfam's local partner in the DRC, The Centre for Documentation and Civic Education (CEDAC).
28 February 2014 | Camilla Jelbart Mosse | 1 | Blog channel: Conflict & Emergencies
 
“This resolution should not have been necessary,” UN Secretary General Ban Ki Moon told the 15 member states of the UN Security Council on their unanimous adoption of a resolution demanding...
25 February 2014 | Geno Teofilo | 1 | Blog channel: Conflict & Emergencies
 
Oxfam media officer Geno Teofilo reports on urgent humanitarian needs – including shelter from the upcoming rainy season – during a visit to South Sudanese refugee centers in northern...
24 February 2014 | Farah Karimi | 1 | Blog channel: Conflict & Emergencies
 
When I touch the sensitive subject of security, all I see is discomfort and eyes wandering off to avoid mine. On Friday (21 February) I met with another young woman, a girl in fact, who is so...
20 February 2014 | Farah Karimi | Blog channel: Conflict & Emergencies
 
On Tuesday morning we received bad news from Malakal. The Oxfam team there reported heavy military attacks on the capital of Upper Nile State. Our colleagues, who were working on health promotion...
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