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Five-day pause won't address humanitarian catastrophe in Yemen

The current five-day humanitarian pause in Yemen will not significantly ease the humanitarian crisis caused by the conflict and the six-week-long de facto blockade, Oxfam warned today. While the...

Oxfam response to Yemen five-day humanitarian ceasefire due to start later today

With a proposed five-day humanitarian pause in air strikes in Yemen due to start later today, Grace Ommer, Oxfam's Yemen Country Director said: ...

Oxfam response to the announcement that operation Decisive Storm in Yemen has ended

Oxfam welcomes the announcement by the Saudi Arabian led Coalition that Operation Decisive Storm in Yemen has ended, but warns that the work to bring aid to millions of Yemenis is still only beginning. ...

Oxfam condemns coalition airstrike on one of its storage facilities in Saada Governorate in northern Yemen

Grace Ommer, Oxfam's country director in Yemen said: "This is an outrage. The contents of the warehouse had no military value. It only contained humanitarian supplies associated with our...

Prices rocket as Oxfam warns of a major food and fuel crisis in Yemen: Oxfam gives cash to 4,000 families affected by the war

Food has doubled in price and fuel has quadrupled in some areas as basic commodities run dangerously low in Yemen, warns Oxfam. Wheat which was selling last week for around US$0.50 per kilogramme...

Oxfam calls for an immediate ceasefire in Yemen

A week of heavy airstrikes across much of Yemen, where more than 60 per cent of the population are already reliant on aid, will result in food and fuel shortages and hasten Yemen's descent into...

Yemen is on the brink of humanitarian disaster with millions of lives at risk

More than half of Yemen's population needs aid and a humanitarian crisis of extreme proportions is at risk of unfolding in the country if instability continues, Oxfam warns today. ...

The Middle East sits on a precipice as conflicts and politics take their toll

There are over 28 million people who need humanitarian aid in the Middle East, nearly half the UK population, Oxfam says today. The figures drawn from Iraq, Gaza, Syria, Lebanon, Jordan and...

Hunger is the new normal in Yemen’s forgotten crisis, Oxfam warns

Millions still waiting for aid despite generous pledges Hunger is becoming a normal part of everyday life in Yemen as nearly half of the population sinks into debt to feed their...

Efforts to end global hunger are “flat-lining”, warns Oxfam, as UN figures show 870 million are still going short of food each day

Rising food prices and increased frequency of humanitarian crises may entrench hunger long term The international aid agency, Oxfam, has warned that efforts to bring an end...

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