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Mexico earthquake: Oxfam sends assessment teams to two of the worst hit areas

Oxfam is sending humanitarian experts to Morelos and Puebla, two of the areas worst affected by Tuesday's 7.1 earthquake that struck central Mexico. ...

Media advisory: Oxfam spokespeople on impact of Hurricane Maria in the Dominican Republic

Spokespeople available in English, French and Spanish. ...

Still no real progress one year after landmark UN refugees pledge

One year on from the historic United Nations summit for refugees and migrants, the international community has failed to make meaningful progress towards meeting the goals of the New York Declaration...

Hurricane Irma: Haiti and Dominican Republic face clean up following floods up to a metre high

Hurricane Irma caused widespread damage overnight in the Dominican Republic and Haiti. Oxfam is assessing the needs of the most vulnerable people in the heaviest-hit areas, mainly in the north of...

Hurricane Irma Oxfam team helping Haiti evacuation

Half-a-million people could be affected even in the best-case scenario - or as many as 3 million in the worst ...

Oxfam ready to respond to Hurricane Irma

Oxfam and partner organisations in the Dominican Republic, Haiti and Cuba are ready to respond to the impact of Hurricane Irma and help people who are likely to be hardest-hit ...

Credit: John Wessels / Oxfam

Congo's Cinderella crisis: horrific suffering overlooked in largest displacement crisis of 2017

Oxfam chief back from fact finding mission to DRC where 1.5m are on brink of famine ...

Yemen’s man-made catastrophe forces people to make live or die choices

Yemenis, already on the tipping point after more than two years of war, are now being forced to choose between treating cholera and putting food on the table, said Oxfam in a new report published...

Oxfam providing clean water and hygiene kits to survivors of Sierra Leone mud slide

Oxfam is providing clean water and hygiene kits to survivors of yesterday's mud slide on the outskirts of Freetown, Sierra Leone. ...

Half a million suspected cholera cases in Yemen

In reaction to the announcement that more than 500,000 people are suspected of contracting cholera in Yemen Katy Wright, Head of Advocacy, Oxfam said: ...

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