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Date: Sep 2017

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Hundreds of thousands of Rohingyas without shelter & clean water in flooded camps in Bangladesh

More than 70 per cent of the nearly 480,000 Rohingya refugees who have fled to Bangladesh are without adequate shelter and half have no safe drinking water, Oxfam warned today. ...

Oxfam and Moomin characters launch The Invisible Child campaign to empower women and girls

The world's favourite fictional Finnish family, The Moomins, represented by Moomin Characters Ltd, and Oxfam have today announced a new partnership to help women and girls around the world fight...

Mexico earthquake: Oxfam sends assessment teams to two of the worst hit areas

Oxfam is sending humanitarian experts to Morelos and Puebla, two of the areas worst affected by Tuesday's 7.1 earthquake that struck central Mexico. ...

Media advisory: Oxfam spokespeople on impact of Hurricane Maria in the Dominican Republic

Spokespeople available in English, French and Spanish. ...

Still no real progress one year after landmark UN refugees pledge

One year on from the historic United Nations summit for refugees and migrants, the international community has failed to make meaningful progress towards meeting the goals of the New York Declaration...

Oxfam reaction to first rise in global hunger in a decade

For the first time in more than a decade, the United Nations reported a sharp increase in hunger around the world. Reacting to the news, Oxfam's head of food and climate change Robin Willoughby...

Oxfam to help over 200,000 Rohingya in Bangladesh

Oxfam is providing clean water, sanitation and tarpaulins for shelter to Rohingya people who have fled to Bangladesh. Nearly 370,000 people crossed into Bangladesh in the last four weeks,...

Double standards and dodgy arms deals threaten UK global standing

UK's seeming refusal to find an end to Yemen's suffering makes mockery of Government's promises says Oxfam ...

Hurricane Irma: Haiti and Dominican Republic face clean up following floods up to a metre high

Hurricane Irma caused widespread damage overnight in the Dominican Republic and Haiti. Oxfam is assessing the needs of the most vulnerable people in the heaviest-hit areas, mainly in the north of...

Hurricane Irma Oxfam team helping Haiti evacuation

Half-a-million people could be affected even in the best-case scenario - or as many as 3 million in the worst ...

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