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Yemen: a few months away from running out of food

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

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,...

Haiti: Heavy rains halt emergency response

Heavy rains in Haiti halt emergency response - Oxfam calls for more international support The emergency response in Haiti is at a standstill following nearly 48 hours of heavy rains....

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. ...

Philippines braces for super typhoon Haima: Oxfam on standby

Super typhoon Haima is on track to hit the Philippines on Wednesday evening up to Thursday morning, becoming the second storm to hit the country in a week. Haima has been categorised as a Category...

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

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Haiti:cholera and food shortages threaten Hurricane Matthew survivors

Oxfam warned today that the death toll in Haiti may rise as survivors face cholera outbreaks and food shortages in the wake of Hurricane Matthew.  ...

Oxfam delivers water purification kits in Haiti amid devastation of Hurricane Matthew

Oxfam is delivering water purification kits and construction materials in some of areas of Haiti worst affected by Hurricane Matthew. ...

Oxfam mobilises as Hurricane Matthew hits hard in Haiti and the Dominican Republic

Oxfam has mobilised teams to help people most in need after Hurricane Matthew hit Haiti on Tuesday. The full extent of the hurricane's damage will not be known until response teams are able to...

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. ...

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