Hope and Loss in South Sudan

Last week, Canadians came together to celebrate their country's 149th birthday. This week, South Sudan marks 5 years as an independent nation. Yet for many there is little to celebrate.
Woman holding her grandchild in Mundri, South Sudan. Written on her palm are words for her missing daughter: "I hope you're alive. I need you."

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The people of South Sudan are tired. They have suffered enormously and desperately need stability in order to rebuild their lives.     ... more
Five years after the birth of South Sudan, without commitment from all signatories to the country's 2015 peace agreement, the country will falter.     ... more

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Woman holding her grandchild in Mundri, South Sudan. Written on her palm are words for her missing daughter: "I hope you're alive. I need you."
Last week, Canadians came together to celebrate their country's 149th birthday. This week, South Sudan marks 5 years as an independent nation. Yet for many there is little to celebrate.     ... more
Humanitarian Coalition partners come together to honour World Refugee Day/ Photo credit: Anne Toralles Leite / Oxfam Canada
June marked important moments that raised a sense of ‪#‎Solidarity‬ worldwide. Check our latest blog to see how we're spreading the love.    ... more
Oxfam is providing 47,000+ ‪#‎refugees‬ with clean drinking water in the Nduta camp, Tanzania.
Whether through civil war and other forms of conflict, natural disasters or climate related disasters such as drought, the global scale of displaced people is unprecedented. The United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) estimates there are now over 60    ... more