Oxfam's response to the earthquake in Nepal

Oxfam's team in Nepal are assessing humanitarian need following the devastating earthquake. In addition a team of technical experts are preparing to fly from the UK with supplies to provide clean...

Oxfam to help at least 350,000 hit by Nepal earthquake

Oxfam today stepped up its relief effort to help an initial 350,000 people hit by the earthquake in Nepal, providing clean water, toilets and shelter to thousands of people. ...

Oxfam response to figures from the Trussell Trust which reveal that UK foodbank visits have topped 1 million

In response to figures from the Trussell Trust, out today, which show that the number of foodbank visits in the UK have topped 1 million, Oxfam's Head of UK Poverty, Rachael Orr, said: ...

Nepal's second quake a double disaster says Oxfam

Cecilia Keizer, Oxfam's country director in Nepal said: "This is a double disaster leaving many of the survivors of the first earthquake shocked and fearful of further tremors. Our teams...

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'...

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 verdict on the World Bank IMF Spring meetings

Inequality Head of Oxfam International's Washington DC office Nicolas Mombrial said:   "Given that rising inequality continues to make the headlines everywhere in the...

Burundi refugees exceed 105,000 - over 70,000 in Tanzania alone

The number of refugees arriving in Tanzania has risen exponentially over the past week as people pour over Burundi's borders, with new arrivals citing fear of violence and intimidation as primary...

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