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Yemen needs both aid and peace to avert famine

More money is urgently needed to ease the humanitarian suffering in Yemen but aid alone is no substitute for reviving efforts to bring about peace, Oxfam said today as ministers will gather in Geneva...

Reaction: Oxfam calls for greater G7 support for Syria peace talks

Responding to the G7 foreign ministers meeting in Lucca, Italy, Elisa Bacciotti, Oxfam's Campaigns Director, said:  ...

Syria’s future must start with a political solution and respect for rights, Oxfam warns

Governments should not begin funding the reconstruction of Syria until there is a political solution, protection for Syrian organisations and progress towards respect for human rights, Oxfam said...

REACTION: UK aid pledge for Syria welcome but more action needed to end bloodshed

Commenting on today's announcement by Theresa May that the UK will provide £1bn in aid money to help Syrian refugees and their host countries, Tim Livesey, Oxfam's Head of UK Policy,...

Oxfam warns possible attack on Yemen's Hodeidah port will push country into near certain famine

Reacting to concern that Hodeidah port in Yemen is about to be attacked by the Saudi-led coalition, international aid agency Oxfam warns that this is likely to be the final straw that pushes the...

EU-Turkey deal makes seeking refuge in Europe “mission impossible” for most vulnerable

The EU-Turkey deal has turned Greece into a testing ground for European Union policies that are eroding the rights of refugees and asylum seekers, and expose people to risk and abuse, the International...

No escape for Syrians seeking safety six years after first protests

Six years since the demonstrations that triggered the descent into a brutal civil war, millions of Syrians are bearing the brunt of increasingly restrictive policies around the world and inside Syria...

Threat of four famines “a catastrophic betrayal of our common humanity”

The world stands on the brink of an unprecedented four famines in 2017 due to a catastrophic failure of the global community to uphold its obligations to the most vulnerable of people. ...

Aid agencies in South Sudan warn that funds are urgently needed to stop the spread of famine

Twenty seven humanitarian agencies working in South Sudan have warned that unless substantial funds are immediately provided to those working on the ground, organisations will struggle to stop famine...

Oxfam response to UK Government announcement to give £200m in aid to South Sudan and Somalia

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