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Oxfam warns of hunger in Haiti three months after Hurricane Matthew

Hundreds of thousands of Haitians who survived Hurricane Matthew, which ripped through their country three months ago, will go hungry if governments, donors and aid agencies do not step up efforts...

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...

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. ...

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