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Subject: conflict

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Population three quarters the size of UK in need of aid across Middle East

More than 47 million people are in need of humanitarian aid in the Middle East at the close of 2016, equivalent to three quarters of the UK population, Oxfam said today. ...

Yemen: reaction to Government statement on UK cluster bombs

In reaction to the Minister's statement on UK cluster bombs in Yemen Oxfam GB's Chief Executive Mark Goldring said: "The announcement that UK cluster bombs will not be used...

Actor Tom Hardy and Channel 5 News presenter John Snow hold placards supporting the DEC appeal for Yemen

DEC appeal raises £8 million for Yemen

The Disasters Emergency Committee (DEC) appeal for Yemen has raised a total of £8 million since it launched on Tuesday, with donations continuing to pour in. ...

Aid workers warn of humanitarian catastrophe in Yemen unless more emergency food reaches millions

Aid workers are warning that Yemen is heading towards a humanitarian catastrophe should more emergency food not reach the millions of people already suffering chronic hunger. ...

DEC launches Yemen Crisis Appeal

A major appeal is launched today (Tuesday) by the Disasters Emergency Committee to help people facing hunger in Yemen. ...

Reaction: Reports of civilians being executed in East Aleppo are deeply concerning

Andy Baker, Oxfam's Syria Crisis Response Manager, said: ...

Yemen: a few months away from running out of food

Vital food imports have plunged below half the level the country's needs. ...

‘We just came from the dead’ – families describe their escape from Mosul as the number fleeing triples

Families are suffering appalling injuries and traumas to escape the fighting in Mosul as the number fleeing more than triples in the space of a week. Oxfam and other humanitarian agencies are working...

People living in smoke filled hell in areas recaptured from ISIS

Thousands of families are living in a "smoke-filled hell" with scant access to clean water or medical services after ISIS militants retreated from towns and villages on the way to Mosul,...

Evidence of threats to civilians escaping from Mosul onslaught

Fresh evidence of the threat facing civilians caught in the fight for Mosul has emerged as Oxfam calls for genuine safe routes for families fleeing the conflict. ...

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