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Response to the launch of the Humanitarian Response Plan by the Malawi government

In response to the launch of the Humanitarian Response Plan by the Malawi government, Oxfam in Malawi's Country Director, John Makina said: "Whilst Oxfam welcomes the government's...

A child holds a palm full of spent bullet casings in Tarweng, southern Unity State, South Sudan

South Sudan faces economic collapse

Five years after independence South Sudan is selling oil 'futures' to pay for the present. ...

Return of South Sudan opposition leader should speed up formation of unity government and deliver real peace, says Oxfam

In response to the return of South Sudan's opposition leader Riek Machar to Juba, Oxfam's Country Director in South Sudan, Zlatko Gegic, said: ...

Public pressure pushes food and drink giants to improve their ethical and environmental policies

Now the companies must put them into action, says Oxfam The world's biggest food and drink companies have made significant new commitments to improve their ethical and environmental...

Children fill containers with water from a tap amid a water shortage in Sana'a, Yemen

Looming banking crisis in Yemen risks pushing millions into famine

A year of devastating conflict in Yemen compounded by a looming banking crisis risks pushing millions into famine, warns Oxfam today one year on from the escalation of war. ...

Reaction to UN announcement of worsening hunger in Yemen

In response to the UN's Food and Agriculture Organisation's statement that more than 14 million people in Yemen are food insecure and in need of urgent livelihood support, Oxfam's regional...

Weather and war to put humanitarian system under unprecedented strain in 2016

The effects of a super El Niño are set to put the world's humanitarian system under an unprecedented level of strain in 2016 as it already struggles to cope with the fallout from conflicts in...

Oxfam reaction to the Ethiopian government announcement on drought

In response to the Ethiopian government's announcement that 10.2 million people need humanitarian assistance (in addition to 7.9 million who are already set to receive aid) and the country requires...

Ministers meeting in Paris have 24 hours to assemble finance package and avoid 3ºC deal

Time is running out for ministers meeting in Paris to boost adaptation funding levels by 2020 and agree to set new improved finance targets for both adaptation and emissions reductions from when...

Celebrities join Oxfam for hashtag eyes on Paris campaign

Naomie Harris, Simon Pegg, and Jamie Oliver have all shared an eyes-only selfie on social media to tell world leaders they have their #eyesonParis for action on climate change. ...

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