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1 million South Sudanese refugees in Uganda - Oxfam reaction

Commenting on today's announcement that one million South Sudanese refugees have fled to Uganda, Lydia Zigomo, Oxfam's Regional Director of the Horn, East and Central Africa, said: ...

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: ...

An extra 700,000 people face starvation in Ethiopia

In response to new figures released by the Government of Ethiopia, which show that 8.5 million people are facing severe hunger, Oxfam's Humanitarian Program Manager in Ethiopia, Manish...

High Court decision on UK arms to Saudi Arabia sets back arms control 25 years

Mark Goldring, Chief Executive of Oxfam GB said: ...

Rainy season brings risk of disease to West Africa Crisis

Nigeria, Niger and Chad face the increased risk of disease with the start of the rainy season, compounding the crisis which has left over 10 million people in the region in need of humanitarian aid. ...

Yemen cholera killing one person nearly every hour

Call for massive aid effort and a 'cholera ceasefire' Yemen is in the grip of a runaway cholera epidemic that is killing one person nearly every hour and if not contained will...

Yemen: Swift injection of funds is needed after capital hit by surge of new cholera cases

A growing cholera crisis in Yemen that has already killed more than 120 people with 11,000 suspected cases could deteriorate rapidly unless donor governments immediately send aid they pledged last...

Reaction: More than 1,000 migrants killed or missing in the Mediterranean so far this year

More than 1,000 people have been reported dead or missing while trying to cross the Mediterranean so far this year, according to figures published today by two UN agencies. In response, Oxfam International's...

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