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Somalia’s $1.3bn lifeline under threat

Banks in US, UK and Australia poised to break ties with Somali money transfer organisations that make remittances possible, NGOs warn. Somalia's  $1.3 billion...

Strength to survive appeal - Stronger with you

World facing more emergencies than ever before, Oxfam warns launching Strength to Survive appeal

Oxfam is launching a major public appeal entitled Strength to Survive, as it faces more emergencies in the world than ever before in its 70 year history. ...

Oxfam response to the release of the latest Integrated Phase Classification (IPC) on South Sudan

In response to the release of the latest Integrated Phase Classification (IPC), or food security analysis, on South Sudan, Oxfam's South Sudan Country Director, Zlatko Gegic, said:  ...

Oxfam calls for massive post-Ebola Marshall Plan

World cannot dither on recovery as it dithered over Ebola ...

Ten years on and Tsunami response changed lives for good

The humanitarian response to the Indian Ocean Tsunami saved lives and gave people the means to rebuild their futures, Oxfam says today. ...

Oxfam assessment teams in Samar: many houses damaged and people vulnerable to further risks

Oxfam has deployed rapid assessment teams to visit evacuees in Samar, who fled typhoon Hagupit, to ensure those who have lost their homes don't lose their health as well. Oxfam's Country...

Oxfam prepares to respond as Super Typhoon Hagupit bears down on the Philippines

Oxfam is preparing for a major disaster response in the Philippines after Cyclone Hagupit was upgraded to a Super Typhoon, the same classification as Typhoon Haiyan which wrought destruction on the...

Almost half the G20 countries have failed to deliver in the global fight against Ebola

Nine of the G20 countries have failed to deliver adequate support in the fight against Ebola despite calls for more help and the fact they are the largest economies in the world, Oxfam says today. ...

Typhoon Haiyan - One Year On and 1 million people still living in dangerous conditions as typhoon season hits

One year after Haiyan struck the Philippines nearly 1 million people made homeless are still living in makeshift shelters and are dangerously exposed to future typhoons, said international aid agency...

Mistrust and confusion are allowing Ebola to thrive in West Africa

Mistrust, rumour and myths about the origin and spread of Ebola are allowing the disease to thrive, the aid agency Oxfam is warning.  ...

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