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Fears for 750,000 people trapped in western Mosul as battle draws near

An estimated 750,000 people are trapped in western Mosul without any safe means of escape from the latest military offensive that could start any day, Oxfam warned today. Humanitarian conditions...

UK Government’s ‘calculated complicity’ risks Yemen slipping into famine

Oxfam today issued a stinging condemnation of widespread political complicity in the Yemen conflict as the UN launches its latest plan to help millions of people caught up in the crisis. ...

Yemen: escalating fighting on coast could cut off vital supplies for millions

Humanitarian agencies working in Yemen today warned that escalating fighting on the west coast of the country risks cutting off vital supplies to millions of people. Fighting in and around...

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...

Less than 3 per cent of 5 million Syrian refugees resettled in rich countries

Less than three per cent of nearly five million refugees living in Syria's neighbouring states have been resettled in rich countries according to a report published today by Oxfam. The UK has...

Actor Tom Hardy and Channel 5 News presenter John Snow hold placards supporting the DEC appeal for Yemen

DEC appeal raises £8 million for Yemen

The Disasters Emergency Committee (DEC) appeal for Yemen has raised a total of £8 million since it launched on Tuesday, with donations continuing to pour in. ...

Aid workers warn of humanitarian catastrophe in Yemen unless more emergency food reaches millions

Aid workers are warning that Yemen is heading towards a humanitarian catastrophe should more emergency food not reach the millions of people already suffering chronic hunger. ...

DEC launches Yemen Crisis Appeal

A major appeal is launched today (Tuesday) by the Disasters Emergency Committee to help people facing hunger in Yemen. ...

Reaction: Reports of civilians being executed in East Aleppo are deeply concerning

Andy Baker, Oxfam's Syria Crisis Response Manager, said: ...

Yemen: a few months away from running out of food

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

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