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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. ...

Reaction: South Sudan famine is 'man-made tragedy'

Commenting on the declaration of famine in South Sudan by the UN today, Emma Jane Drew, Oxfam Humanitarian Programme Manager in South Sudan, said:  ...

Oxfam warns of hunger in Haiti three months after Hurricane Matthew

Hundreds of thousands of Haitians who survived Hurricane Matthew, which ripped through their country three months ago, will go hungry if governments, donors and aid agencies do not step up efforts...

Actor Tom Hardy and Channel 5 News presenter John Snow hold placards supporting the DEC appeal for Yemen

DEC appeal raises £8 million for Yemen

The Disasters Emergency Committee (DEC) appeal for Yemen has raised a total of £8 million since it launched on Tuesday, with donations continuing to pour in. ...

Aid workers warn of humanitarian catastrophe in Yemen unless more emergency food reaches millions

Aid workers are warning that Yemen is heading towards a humanitarian catastrophe should more emergency food not reach the millions of people already suffering chronic hunger. ...

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. ...

Ferdose, 40, fled Taiz in Yemen when her house was burnt in the war.

Oxfam chief calls Yemen 'Syria without the cameras'

Fact-finding mission reveals depths of suffering ...

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: ...

Reaction: Food bank use worryingly high

In response to the publication of the Trussell Trust's latest food bank use data, Rachael Orr, Oxfam's Head of UK Programme said: ...

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