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‘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. ...

Future of 1.2 million civilians in Mosul hangs in the balance, aid agencies warn

As foreign ministers prepare to discuss the Mosul offensive in Paris today, Oxfam along with Save the Children, the International Rescue Committee and the Norwegian Refugee Council have released...

Civilians risk getting caught in crossfire as Mosul offensive intensifies

Hundreds of thousands of civilians risk being caught in crossfire as the offensive to retake Mosul and surrounding areas from ISIS intensifies, Oxfam said today. ...

Yemen bombing: Oxfam calls on Boris Johnson to immediately halt UK arms sales

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Yemen on brink of catastrophe

Eighteen months of war has pushed Yemen to the brink of catastrophe and left millions of people running out of means of survival warned Oxfam in a new report published today. ...

'No excuse' for attack on an aid convoy in Syria

Responding to the attack on an aid convoy near the Syrian city of Aleppo, Andy Baker, Oxfam's lead for the Syria Crisis Response, said: ...

Oxfam view on Theresa May speech at UN Refugee Summit

Speaking ahead of Prime Minister Theresa May's speech at the UN Summit for Refugees and Migrants, Josephine Liebl Oxfam's Policy Lead on Global Displacement said: ...

Almost 4 million refugees and asylum seekers flee to countries also in conflict

Almost four million refugees and asylum seekers have fled from one conflict zone to another Oxfam said today ahead of two summits being held in New York next week (19, 20 September) aimed at addressing...

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