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The Mingkaman camp for displaced people in Awerial, South Sudan, has become a haven for almost 100,000 people. Photo: Pablo Tosco/Oxfam

One of the main reasons people don’t have enough food to eat is because of armed conflict. The UN estimates that $2.2 billion is needed to prevent hunger and starvation in South Sudan, Sudan, Somalia and the Central African Republic.

A water point in Simbili settlement, Arua district, Uganda. Photo: Petterik Wiggers/Panos Pictures London UK

With approximately one and a half million South Sudanese displaced, and more than four million people in urgent need of aid, it is easy to lose hope. But we shouldn’t.

Syrian Refugees in Lebanon. Photo: Oxfam

What does it feel like to be a refugee, forced to flee to an unfamiliar country and dependent on humanitarian assistance to survive?

Overcoming inequality and climate change is key to ending poverty and suffering

Two major injustices – inequality and climate change – are threatening to undermine the efforts of millions of people to escape poverty and hunger. By concentrating wealth and power in the hands of a few, inequality robs the poorest people of the support they need to improve their lives.

Ending violence against women and girls—in times of conflict and peace

This week, as London hosts the Global Summit to End Sexual Violence in Conflict, the largest event of its kind, world leaders have the opportunity to take practical action to put an end to sexual violence in conflict.

Raising Her Voice: Feminism around the world

We asked activists around Oxfam and beyond to nominate some of their favourite, most inspiring feminist activist sites.

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