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World Bank must advance universal health coverage

110 global civil society groups sign letter to president Jim Kim Tokyo  - Civil society groups representing 40 countries will meet with World Bank president...

Oxfam reaction: IMF and World Bank opening remarks

Responding to the IMF and World Bank opening remarks in Tokyo, Oxfam spokesperson Elizabeth Stuart said: IMF - Christine Lagarde Courageous and cooperative action:  ...

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...

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...

PM an 'example to other leaders' on aid - Oxfam

Responding to the Prime Minister's pledge that Britain will keep its aid promises and his call for other countries to do the same Barbara Stocking Oxfam Chief Executive, said:  "David...

New sites for South Sudan refugee camps must be found, as Blue Nile conflict enters second year

Refugees survived "year of hell" - now at risk of disease Camps sheltering more than 100,000 Sudanese refugees in South Sudan's Maban county are ticking timebombs, on the brink...

New UK aid for Yemen - Oxfam reaction

Reacting to the Department for International Development (DFID) announcement that it will be allocating £196 million to Yemen over the next three years, Colette Fearon, Oxfam's Country Director...

Oxfam prepares for possible impact of Tropical Storm Isaac - due to hit Haiti on Friday

Oxfam teams in Haiti are working to prepare communities to help avoid damage from Tropical Storm Isaac, which is expected to hit the country today (Friday 24 August), and are also preparing contingency...

Millions more will go hungry as world struggles to respond to unprecedented food crises and sharply rising prices

PM's hunger summit welcome & should kick start reforms to end "scandal" of a billion hungry people - "we cannot keep relying on humanitarian agencies to pick up the pieces" ...

Yemen food crisis: people left without aid as funding fails to arrive

Tens of thousands of people will be left without aid in Yemen's hunger crisis unless more money is urgently given to the aid effort, Oxfam and Islamic Relief warned today.  Nearly a quarter...

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