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Oxfam calls on military advisors for Mali to prioritise training on human rights and laws of war

International agency Oxfam appealed to the UK government to ensure that training on international humanitarian and human rights law is prioritised in its dispatch of military advisors to Mali. With reports...

Syrian refugee crisis worsens as more flee conflict and winter brings misery

Oxfam launches £12m emergency appeal - UN appeal only three per cent funded The Syria refugee crisis is accelerating with a dramatic increase in the numbers of people flowing across borders,...

Situation for Malian refugees set to worsen as fighting escalates

Oxfam publishes report on situation of refugees as thousands more flee their homes: aid effort will not cope with increasing numbers without changed approach The aid effort to help over...

Oxfam and partners begin Philippines emergency response

Oxfam and its humanitarian partners in the Philippines, the Humanitarian Response Consortium, have begun an emergency response targeting communities hardest-hit by Typhoon Bopha on the southern island...

Humanitarian suffering set to worsen across eastern Congo following fall of Goma

Fighting in Goma the 'tip of the iceberg' as some 25 armed groups control much of region.  As the M23 armed group fights to take control of yet more territory in eastern DRC,...

38 aid agencies warn of humanitarian disaster in Gaza if military confrontation is not stopped

Photo: Reuters As the impact of days of violent escalation worsens for civilians in Gaza and in Israel, a group of 38 aid and development agencies today urged world leaders to take swift action...

Oxfam urges support from the International Community to help people affected by tropical storm in Bangladesh

International agency Oxfam today (16th October) called on the International Community for support to help the people affected by the tropical storm that hit the remote islands on the southeast coast...

New survey reveals Somalia’s food crisis remains critical and likely to worsen in coming months

A new survey of people across 40 regions of Somalia by international agency Oxfam has found that water and food shortages are at critical levels and likely to deteriorate in parts of the country...

Oxfam responds as flooding affects Pakistan

International aid agency Oxfam has started an emergency response to get aid to those affected by flooding in the Sindh, Punjab and Baluchistan provinces of Pakistan. This is the third consecutive...

Hunger crisis threatens to derail Yemen's development and stability, aid agencies warn

Humanitarian response still severely under-funded despite billions promised The hunger crisis in Yemen, which affects almost one out of every two Yemeni citizens, and is putting nearly one million children...

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