More than 300,000 women and girls who have fled rape and violence are not getting the protection and help they need because of lack of funds, Oxfam said ahead of a donor conference in Geneva today.
Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras should end the Greek government’s “containment policy” of confining asylum seekers to the Aegean islands, 19 human rights and humanitarian aid organizations said in an open letter released today.
The current internal conflict in Iraq, its ensuing displacement and emerging returns, coupled with political and economic crises facing the country, are just the latest in a series of ongoing upheavals that Iraq’s youth are experiencing. This is a grim set of circumstances for any young person, and is particularly troubling in Iraq where pre-crisis figures indicate that 61% of the population is below the age 24 and 20% between the ages of 15 and 24.
Plus de 335 000 personnes continuent de souffrir de la faim dans la région du Lac, au Tchad, où seulement dix médecins travaillent actuellement et où la communauté internationale n'a financé que 40 millions de dollars sur un appel humanitaire de 121 millions de dollars.
« Aujourd´hui, Journée Mondiale de l´Alimentation, 200.000 enfants souffrent de malnutrition et il n'y a que dix médecins présents dans toute la région du lac Tchad », dit Elkana Mooh, directeur d´Oxfam au Tchad
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Contract Type: fixed term
Location: Dakar, Senegal
Job Grade: National
Reporting to: Country Director
Job Ref No: 12839
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Emergency Food Security and Vulnerable Livelihoods Officer
Contract Type: fixed term, two (02) years
Location: Dakar, Senegal
Job Grade: National D1
Reporting to: Livelihoods Coordinator
Job Ref No: 12730
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We are looking for a talented applicant to join the Supporter Engagement fundraising team, within the Public Fundraising department. This role will assist the delivery of Tag Your Bag scheme that will attract develop and retain Oxfam supporters, and drive income and stock donations to fund Oxfam's continuing work to overcome poverty and suffering.
Consultant for Durable Peace Programme Final Evaluation
Closing Date: 26th October 2017
Location: Yangon/ Kachin
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- Closing date: Wednesday 25th October 2017
- Interviews: TBC
- Location: Based in Nairobi
- Contract: 2-year Fixed term contract
- Salary: In line with Oxfam Values
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