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Tag: humanitarianism

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Ecuador Earthquake

Oxfam is responding to a major earthquake off the coast of Ecuador. We will shortly be sending teams to the area to assess the extent of damage and how Oxfam can best assist the Government response....

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...

Oxfam verdict on Valletta migration summit

In response to the Valletta summit, Oxfam said: ...

Oxfam: Nepal humanitarian programme moves close to complete standstill due to fuel crisis

As Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi visits the UK, Oxfam today warned that its humanitarian programme in Nepal is just two weeks away from a complete standstill due to the fuel crisis that has...

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: ...

Former Chelsea Striker to raise funds for Oxfam's work with people fleeing violence in Africa

The former Cameroon international Samuel Eto'o will host a fundraising event at London's Claridge's Hotel to raise money for people escaping violence in Nigeria and Cameroon. The Yellow...

UK Government must deliver on Syrian refugee pledge within the next year, Oxfam says

Oxfam launches refugee response programme in Serbia, on the same day as it releases a new report on the efforts of wealthy countries to deal with the Syrian refugee crisis. ...

Online auction of Glastonbury Festival experiences to raise money for refugees

Motivated by the need to help refugees in desperate situations, Glastonbury Festival is offering unique Glastonbury Festival and Worthy Farm experiences in an online auction to raise money for Oxfam's...

Reaction to UK minister for Syrian refugees announcement

On the announcement that the Prime Minister has appointed a minister for Syrian refugees, Daniel Gorevan Oxfam International Syria crisis campaign and policy manager said: "We welcome...

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,...

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