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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...

Reaction to report on extreme hunger risk in South Sudan

In response to the latest Integrated Phase Classification (IPC) or food security analysis for South Sudan, Oxfam South Sudan Country Director, Zlatko Gegic said: ...

Reaction to UK Government’s announcement of £5.8bn in climate finance to developing countries

In response to the UK Government's announcement that it will provide £5.8 billion in climate finance to developing countries over the next five years, Mark Goldring, Oxfam's Chief Executive...

Women are living in fear for their safety three months on from Nepal earthquake, Oxfam says

Women in Nepal are living in fear of abuse because of the lack of privacy and security afforded by temporary shelters, Oxfam said today. According to research Oxfam conducted in Dhading district,...

Lack of fuel could soon cause more deaths than ongoing violence in Yemen

Lack of fuel in Yemen caused by the continuing conflict and restrictions of imports could ultimately be responsible for even more deaths than the fighting in the country, Oxfam warned today. ...

G7 coal dependence to cost 450 billion a year by end of century

Coal plants in the G7 are on track to cost the world $450billion a year by the end of the century and reduce crops by millions of tonnes as they fuel the gathering pace of climate change, Oxfam reveals...

South Sudanese families being pushed to the brink of hunger

Skyrocketing inflation, conflict and collapsed markets are pushing people in South Sudan to breaking point as the political deadlock enters its 16th month and families face a second 'lean season'...

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