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Syrian refugee crisis: Oxfam warns of health risks as summer approaches

  Syria crisis: Funding urgently needed to provide assistance to over 1.4m Syrian Refugees   With temperatures set to soar up to 40˚C in the coming weeks, international...

Cyclone Mahasen - Jane Lonsdale, Acting Country Director of Oxfam in Myanmar said:

Jane Lonsdale, Acting Country Director of Oxfam in Myanmar said: "Oxfam is very relieved that Cyclone Mahasen did not cause damage to vulnerable communities; if a serious...

Mali needs reforms and smart aid to stop its slide and help “win the peace”

International donors must help Mali to rebuild its ability to govern itself and stop its slide into economic ruin if it is to "win the peace" following the French-led military intervention,...

New Oxfam CEO and Nicola Blackwood MP call on Oxford residents for urgent help with Syria crisis

The new Oxfam Chief Executive Mark Goldring will be joined by local MP Nicola Blackwood in giving a very personal briefing to local people about the escalating suffering and urgency of the Syria...

Cyclone set to hit Myanmar - could be devastating for people displaced by ethnic violence

Oxfam is deeply concerned by the potential impact of approaching Cyclone Mahasen on vulnerable communities already displaced by ongoing ethnic conflict in Rakhine area of Myanmar.  ...

Oxfam response to FEWSNET report that estimates 260,000 people died in the Somalia 2010/11 famine

Responding to Thursday's FEWSNET report that estimates 260,000 people died in the Somalia 2010/11 famine, Oxfam's Country Director for Somalia, Senait Gebregziabher said:  ...

Oxfam calls for improved humanitarian access to Syria as needs escalate

Refugee numbers in neighbouring countries steadily climb The world risks failing the people of Syria as the scale of suffering increases and the humanitarian fall-out from the crisis...

Radical shift needed to tackle hunger in the Sahel

  In a new report published today, international agency Oxfam says that the aid community needs to fundamentally change the way it deals with food crises in the region and help communities...

Approaching summer and Syrian refugee influx add to Jordan’s water worries

Jordan's water supply system, already under severe strain, is being stretched to the limit by the large influx of refugees fleeing conflict in Syria, warn two of the British aid agencies who...

North Mali: alarming humanitarian situation following months of hardship

A serious food security crisis is developing in the Gao region of northern Mali due to a shortage of cereals on the market, rocketing food prices and restricted access, warned international aid agency...

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