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Anna is a humanitarian press officer and the media contact for humanitarian crises, with particular focus on the Democratic Republic of Congo and Sudan.
Before joining Oxfam, Anna responded to emergencies such as Haiti, DRC and the East Africa food crisis, as well as raising the profile of development work in Uganda. She has a background in print journalism
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RT @BBCAfrica The aid agency @Oxfam said donors would have to commit to development funding in #Mali for at least 15 years for results to …
15 May 2013
Responding to Thursday's FEWSNET report that estimates 260,000 people died in the Somalia 2010/11 famine, Oxfam's Country Director for Somalia, Senait Gebregziabher said:
"Famines are not natural phenomena, they are catastrophic political failures. The world was too slow to respond to stark warnings of drought, exacerbated by conflict in Somalia and people paid with their lives. These deaths could...
A framework for peace in the Democratic Republic of Congo, due to be signed today, will fail to end the suffering of millions of people in the east of the country unless concrete actions are now taken to ensure leaders stick to the deal and tackle key issues of land, ethnicity and development, international agency Oxfam said today.
The agency said the agreement is a positive step at a critical moment, but falls short of what is needed...
Fears new fighting may be on the horizon after tens of thousands displaced in Jebel Amir gold-producing area
KHARTOUM - Tens of thousands of people who have fled fighting in the largest displacement in Darfur in recent years face a severe shortage of clean water and sanitation services, Oxfam warned today. The agency called for a key road to be opened and for authorities to allow a full assessment of needs by humanitarian aid agencies...
Agency warns of risk of war on top of the daily violence and abuse people already face
Communities in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo are being preyed on mercilessly by rebel groups and local militias, as well as their own government's troops and officials, in a vicious cycle of exploitation and abuse according to a new report by international agency Oxfam.
Rising food prices and increased frequency of humanitarian crises may entrench hunger long term
The international aid agency, Oxfam, has warned that efforts to bring an end to global hunger are in danger of "flat-lining" in the longer term, with rising food prices and an increasing number of weather-related crises threatening to entrench hunger across the world.
Oxfam's warning follows today's...
A new survey of people across 40 regions of Somalia by international agency Oxfam has found that water and food shortages are at critical levels and likely to deteriorate in parts of the country over the coming months, risking a prolonged humanitarian crisis well into next year.
While results show a return to famine is unlikely, the situation in the south of Somalia - particularly in Gedo, Lower Juba and Bakool regions - remains critical...
One year after the declaration of famine in Somalia, a quarter of the country’s population is still surviving on humanitarian aid and more than a million people could fall back into food crisis in the next two months, international agency Oxfam warned today. The agency is calling on the international community to increase investment in both emergency aid and long-term development so Somalis can sustain themselves through drought...
Skyrocketing fuel and food prices deepen humanitarian crisis as country teeters on economic meltdown
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