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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. ...

Reaction: UK should halt arms sales to Saudi Arabia after leaked report

In reaction to the Parliamentary Committees on Arms Export Controls leaked report on UK arms sales to Saudi Arabia Mark Goldring, Chief Executive of Oxfam GB said: ...

UK arms to Saudi Arabia: Yemen has become a free-fire zone

In reaction to today's debate in Parliament on arms sales to Saudi Arabia and its military action in Yemen Josephine Hutton, Oxfam's Middle East Programme Manager said: "There...

Reaction to proposed ceasefire in Aleppo

In response to the proposed 48 hour ceasefire in Aleppo, Andy Baker, Oxfam's Syria Crisis Response manager said: ...

Ferdose, 40, fled Taiz in Yemen when her house was burnt in the war.

Oxfam chief calls Yemen 'Syria without the cameras'

Fact-finding mission reveals depths of suffering ...

UN backtracks on child killers blacklist

In response to reports that the UN has reviewed the participants of Yemen's conflict blacklisted in last week's UN report on Children and Conflict, Sajjad Mohamed Sajid, Oxfam's Country...

Oxfam reaches communities hit by Cyclone Roanu in Bangladesh

Oxfam is reaching communities in Bangladesh hit yesterday by Cyclone Roanu. ...

Oxfam launches response to Sri Lanka landslides and flooding

Oxfam is using its in-country aid stocks to provide essential household items and portable toilets to families hit by the Sri Lankan landslides and flood. A team of Oxfam aid workers is assessing...

Oxfam and CARE join calls for increased involvement of local agencies in humanitarian crises

Oxfam and CARE have joined 21 other INGOs and over 120 national and local organisations to call for a reorientation of the humanitarian system towards local agencies, by signing the Charter for Change. ...

Kunchi Sumar, 55, lost her daughter and her home in the earthquake. She has been receiving counselling and other support through one of the women's centres Oxfam set up.

Nepal one year on, most vulnerable people risk exclusion from earthquake recovery

Some of the poorest and most vulnerable people in Nepal are being excluded from the reconstruction process a year after the earthquake that killed 8,700 people, said Oxfam in a new report published...

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