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Storms wreak havoc in typhoon-hit Philippines

Disaster on top of catastrophic disaster for millions displaced by Typhoon Haiyan, Oxfam warns. Thousands of people have been evacuated from collapsed tents and fragile makeshift shelters...

Safety nets unravelling and scores falling into debt to reach safety in South Sudan conflict

JUBA (17 January 2014) - Civilians fleeing from conflict in South Sudan are spiralling into debt and leaving behind important assets in their desperate search for safety. Aid agency Oxfam...

Pledges to UN appeal for Syria fall short

Reacting to the result of the Kuwait donor conference for humanitarian crisis in Syria  Oxfam's Syria Country Director Gareth Price-Jones said: "While governments...

Oxfam welcomes Britain's extra aid to the UN's Syria appeal

In reaction to Britain's pledge of a further £100 million to the UN's latest Syria crisis appeal Oxfam said: "The UK Government's generous financial pledge to help Syrian families...

Philippines typhoon response: a week of obstacles, a month of delivery, years of support

One month on the aid effort has helped millions to survive but serious gaps remain Despite widespread destruction and massive logistical obstacles in the wake of...

Time running out to help rice farmers in areas of the Philippines devastated by typhoon Haiyan

Millions of people in the Philippines will go hungry in the coming months if rice farmers don't receive urgent assistance after typhoon Haiyan wiped out a third of the countries rice growing...

Oxfam welcomes progress to protect girls and women in emergencies

Speaking from the Protecting Girls and Women in Emergencies event co-hosted by the UK Government today, Mark Goldring, Oxfam Chief Executive, said: "We're delighted the UK Government has...

Oxfam race against time to reach communities devastated by Typhoon Haiyan

Oxfam: race against time to reach communities devastated by Typhoon Haiyan Oxfam is gearing up its aid efforts after one of the worst natural disasters to hit the Philippines in years....

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...

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