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Oxfam aid team witnesses scene of utter destruction in northern most tip of Cebu, Philippines

Oxfam aid team witnesses scene of utter destruction in northernmost tip of Cebu, Philippines Immediate needs are water, food, medicines and shelter An Oxfam team of aid...

Oxfam dispatches aid experts to super typhoon Haiyan-hit parts of the Philippines

Oxfam dispatches aid experts to super typhoon Haiyan-hit parts of the Philippines Manila, Philippines, 9 November 2013 - Oxfam has dispatched a team of experts on the ground to assess the...

Philippines super typhoon: Oxfam poised to respond

Philippines super typhoon: Oxfam poised to respond Statement from Felipe Ramiro, acting country director of Oxfam in the Philippines on the impact of super typhoon Haiyan: "Initial...

Oxfam dispatches aid experts to earthquake hit parts of the Philippines

Oxfam dispatches aid experts to earthquake hit parts of the Philippines Manila, Philippines, 18 October 2013 - Oxfam has dispatched a team of six experts on the ground to assess...

Oxfam in action helping survivors in Cyclone affected Odisha

Oxfam has kicked off its relief response programme in the cyclone and flood affected districts of Odisha. In the last two days,13,050 people have been provided with cooked food through community...

Serious public health risks in aftermath of Philippine earthquake

International humanitarian organisation Oxfam says that there are serious public health concerns that need to be immediately addressed.  Sagbayan Municipality, and neighbouring areas that were...

Cyclone leaves destruction and homelessness in India but many lives saved by quick action

Oxfam India will provide water, sanitation and shelter to 6,000 people affected by Cyclone Phailin. The storm, one of the country's biggest natural disasters in years, left India on Sunday leaving...

Oxfam reaction to passage of Cyclone Phailin

The cyclone Phailin which has struck two states in Eastern India has weakened, but Oxfam says that the next few hours remain crucial for tens of thousands of Indians stuck in the middle of one of...

Oxfam gears up its aid effort to help people affected by Pakistan earthquake

More than 9,000 people are being helped by International agency Oxfam through its partners with safe water, following the earthquake. This is being provided through water tankers and repairing the...

Aid agencies call on Barclays to scrap plans to cut Somali financial lifeline (UPDATE)

Update on Barclays' decision to close Somalia money transfer accounts Oxfam reaction to Barclays'...

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