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Speak up to prevent mass atrocities

That mass atrocities and genocide should be prevented generates little debate. Where we become stuck as an international community is exactly what to do and when. Left paralyzed by an inability to respond, governments inevitably allow the worst imaginable crimes to happen, as they did in Rwanda in 1994. During 100 days, an estimated 800,000 […]

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Tag Archives: Oxfam

Niger, Chad need aid as hunger crisis worsens

Oxfam International and Save the Children are calling for immediate financial aid to feed up to 10 million people at risk of starvation in West Africa. Children are most vulnerable. The risk is especially great in Niger and Chad, where drought has cut harvests by about one-third, food stocks are down and food prices have […]

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