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Alun McDonald is based in Nairobi and is the contact for anything in the Horn, East and Central Africa region - covering Sudan, DR Congo, Somalia, Tanzania and all countries in between. He previously worked for Oxfam for three years in Sudan, covering the Darfur crisis.
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@fred_perraut great, thanks Fred!
11 hours ago
Refugees in Jamam camp, South Sudan, queue up for (our award winning!) buckets and soap as part of Oxfam's public health campaign to reduce the spread of diseases such as cholera, diarrhoea and Hepatitis E.
Al Kinley, Alun McDonald
A UN plane drops sacks of food aid for refugees in Maban, South Sudan. During the rainy season many roads are cut off and air drops are an expensive, last ditch effort to provide food to more than 100,000 refugees in the county. Oxfam has helped more than 37,000 refugees in Jamam camp and 30,000 refugees in "transitional" sites.
One year since the launch of Oxfam's appeal for the food crisis in East Africa, Polycarp Otieno returns to Wajir in north eastern Kenya, to see how Oxfam's response is helping communities to recover.
At 7pm, as night sets in, primary school children across Kenya are already at home, resting and spending time with their family. But in the village of Shidley, in Wajir, the school day is just beginning. Most of the 60 pupils...
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