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Women are living in fear for their safety three months on from Nepal earthquake, Oxfam says

Women in Nepal are living in fear of abuse because of the lack of privacy and security afforded by temporary shelters, Oxfam said today. According to research Oxfam conducted in Dhading district,...

Failure to agree world tax body in Addis is missed opportunity

Commenting on final agreements reached at the UN financing for development conference in Addis Ababa last night, which aimed to set out how plans to meet poverty targets will be funded over the next...

Lack of fuel could soon cause more deaths than ongoing violence in Yemen

Lack of fuel in Yemen caused by the continuing conflict and restrictions of imports could ultimately be responsible for even more deaths than the fighting in the country, Oxfam warned today. ...

Government needs to live up to Budget tax-dodging rhetoric at Addis conference

The Government should live up to promises in Wednesday's Budget to clamp down on tax avoidance by supporting rather than blocking crucial reforms to global tax rules being discussed at next week's...

Ebola conference: Past recovery conferences show gloomy track record for disaster-hit countries

Rich countries have paid out less than half the amount they originally pledged to help countries recover from a snapshot of three major humanitarian crises, according to Oxfam. Oxfam looked...

One year on, a generation faces a bleak future in Gaza

One year on from the 2014 Gaza conflict, most people's lives have not improved and an entire generation of young people faces an increasingly bleak future with little hope of jobs, reconstruction...

Oxfam to scale up in Syria

Agency supplying water to more than a million people, seeks to expand operations ...

Funding of new UN appeal for worsening Iraqi humanitarian crisis desperately needed - Oxfam

With the number of Iraqis forced to flee their homes tripling in the last year to nearly 3 million, the launch of the new UN Humanitarian Response Plan for Iraq in the European Parliament today is...

Burundi refugee crisis: Funds urgently needed as Tanzania camp numbers swell

The influx of 70,000 Burundian refugees to Tanzania is overstretching the capacity of the government of Tanzania and aid agencies to respond, as emergency aid workers struggle...

Burundi refugees exceed 105,000 - over 70,000 in Tanzania alone

The number of refugees arriving in Tanzania has risen exponentially over the past week as people pour over Burundi's borders, with new arrivals citing fear of violence and intimidation as primary...

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