Investment in disaster risk reduction will protect homes from being destroyed or washed away. It will reduce the risk of crop losses – people’s source of food and income. And, most importantly, it will help to save lives.
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As the humanitarian crisis in eastern Congo grows, with thousands of people fleeing new fighting in the past 48 hours, international aid agency Oxfam is stepping up the supply of life-saving aid to more than 80,000 people in and around Goma.
In the war-torn Democratic Republic of Congo, an AK-47 assault rifle costs as little as $20.
Recent conflict in eastern DRC has forced tens of thousands of people to flee their homes, with an estimated 120,000 people now in urgent need of aid, international agency Oxfam said today.
Australia’s election to the United Nations Security Council is a rare opportunity to play a leading role in addressing the greatest international security challenges of our time, according to a new report by international aid agency Oxfam Australia.
International aid agency Oxfam Australia has welcomed Australia’s election to the United Nations Security Council, saying it will provide an historic opportunity to help improve the lives of people affected by conflict and insecurity.
By this time tomorrow Australia could have a seat at the most powerful table at the United Nations.
International aid agency Oxfam Australia said Prime Minister Julia Gillard’s speech to the UN General Assembly in New York this morning has set out a strong case for Australia’s bid to secure a seat on the UN Security Council.
Oxfam Australia is calling on Prime Minister Julia Gillard to use her speech to the United Nations General Assembly tomorrow (Australian time) to outline her vision for Australia’s role on the UN Security Council.