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Niger communities say they will run out of food before next harvest, joint study shows

Seven leading aid agencies call on donors to act now to prevent humanitarian disaster The study was conducted by the Assessment Capacities Project (ACAPS) and the...

Oxfam welcomes increase in aid to West Africa crisis

In response to UK Government's increase in aid to drought hit West Africa, Oxfam said: "An increase in aid from the UK government is welcome news for the 13 million people affected...

Hunger in Yemen escalates - Oxfam calls for urgent action

Yemen is at the crossroads of humanitarian catastrophe international aid agency Oxfam said today in reaction to new figures from the World Food Programme, which showed a radical increase in the number...

Drought could become a catastrophe for 13 million if action not taken in West and Central Africa, Oxfam warns

Agency launches £23m emergency appeal to help over 1 million of the most vulnerable Some 13 million people are at severe risk from a food crisis which is set to escalate into a full scale...

New Somalia fighting forces thousands of civilians to flee

New military escalation in Somalia risks harming civilians and undermining efforts to recover from famine, Oxfam said, as the AU military force (AMISOM) and the Transitional Federal Government (TFG)...

Millions of Pakistanis struggle to survive as floods crisis continues

Islamabad: Six months after floods devastated Sindh and parts of Balochistan province, millions of Pakistanis still need help to survive, international and national aid agencies warned today. The...

Oxfam welcomes call for action on the Sahel Food Crisis

Oxfam today welcomed UN agencies, the European Union and USAID's joint call for action to meet the humanitarian needs of over 11 million people in the Sahel, as well longer-term interventions...

Appointment of next World Bank head – campaigners demand fair selection process

Reacting to the announcement that Robert Zoellick is stepping down as World Bank President, a global coalition of campaigners has called for an open and merit based process to elect the next World...

Oxfam calls on EU not to shut down 'pharmacy of the developing world'

On the eve of a high-level summit between the leaders of India and the European Union in Delhi, Oxfam is calling on the EU not to pressurise India into agreeing new trade rules that could deny hundreds...

Inequality rises across the G20 as economic growth fails to trickle down to poorest - Oxfam

Inequality has increased in 14 of 18 G20 countries since 1990 as economic growth has too often failed to benefit poor people, according to new figures in a report  published by Oxfam...

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