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Oxfam welcomes generous aid pledges for Syria crisis

Welcoming generous donations to the UN humanitarian appeal for Syria, Nigel Timmins, Oxfam's Deputy Humanitarian Director, who visited Zaatari camp in Jordan today, said:  ...

Governments risk leaving Syrians out in the cold

UN appeal needs urgent funds to stem spiralling crisis Governments meeting at tomorrow's humanitarian pledging conference in Kuwait need to generously give substantial funds or risk leaving...

Oxfam calls on military advisors for Mali to prioritise training on human rights and laws of war

International agency Oxfam appealed to the UK government to ensure that training on international humanitarian and human rights law is prioritised in its dispatch of military advisors to Mali. With reports...

Families in northern Mali fear running out of food supply

Latest estimates indicate that household food stocks in and around Gao will only last few weeks Most markets and shops are closed, food supplies severely disrupted and stocks low ...

Situation for Malian refugees set to worsen as fighting escalates

Oxfam publishes report on situation of refugees as thousands more flee their homes: aid effort will not cope with increasing numbers without changed approach The aid effort to help over...

Fragile progress in Haiti three years on, but more needs to be done

Three years after the devastating earthquake that hit Haiti in January 2010, hundreds of thousands of people are still living under tents and tarpaulins and the country and its people continue to...

Oxfam and partners begin Philippines emergency response

Oxfam and its humanitarian partners in the Philippines, the Humanitarian Response Consortium, have begun an emergency response targeting communities hardest-hit by Typhoon Bopha on the southern island...

Survey shows vast majority of Haitian quake survivors living in camps are unable to leave

Oxfam calls for urgent action to prevent eviction of thousands from camps ...

Typhoon Bopha moves west of the Philippines - impact less severe than expected

Despite being tagged as a super typhoon, the damages and destruction caused by typhoon Bopha was not as severe compared to last year's tropical storm Washi which affected similar areas,...

Oxfam steps up response to growing crisis in eastern Congo

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