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Ten years on and Tsunami response changed lives for good

The humanitarian response to the Indian Ocean Tsunami saved lives and gave people the means to rebuild their futures, Oxfam says today. ...

Mistrust and confusion are allowing Ebola to thrive in West Africa

Mistrust, rumour and myths about the origin and spread of Ebola are allowing the disease to thrive, the aid agency Oxfam is warning.  ...

More military, more medics and more money needed to prevent definitive humanitarian disaster of our generation

More troops, funding and medical staff are urgently needed if we have a hope of stopping Ebola spiralling out of control, international agency Oxfam warns today. ...

Oxfam flies out aid experts to Iraq

International agency Oxfam today flew out a seven strong team of experts to Iraq to set up an aid programme to help thousands of people forced to flee their homes in recent days. The team will be...

Oxfam calls for a ‘massive and rapid global surge’ in aid effort to avoid catastrophic hunger in South Sudan

Crisis reaches 'now or never moment' says agency as it launches public appeal International agency Oxfam called today for a massive and rapid global surge in the aid effort...

Safety nets unravelling and scores falling into debt to reach safety in South Sudan conflict

JUBA (17 January 2014) - Civilians fleeing from conflict in South Sudan are spiralling into debt and leaving behind important assets in their desperate search for safety. Aid agency Oxfam...

Oxfam reaction to G8 Foreign Ministers' commitment to addressing the issue of sexual violence in conflict

In reaction to commitments made by G8 Foreign Ministers to address the issue of sexual violence in conflict, Oxfam acting-CEO, Penny Lawrence said:   "We welcome the G8's...

Aid agencies call for measures to mitigate harm to civilians in any military response in Mali

A military offensive in northern Mali could have serious humanitarian consequences and requires serious safeguards to be put in place warned a coalition of 10 aid agencies today. As the United Nations...

Oxfam supported kindergarten destroyed in Gaza violence

An Israeli airstrike has destroyed one Oxfam supported kindergarten (Al Bajan kindergarten) and left another damaged (Al Housna kindergarten) in Karama, North West Gaza City, the international aid...

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