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Disasters Emergency Committee (DEC) in Scotland launches emergency appeal for people fleeing Myanmar

Leading Scottish aid agencies today announced a joint fundraising appeal to help the hundreds of thousands of people fleeing their homes in Myanmar who are in urgent need of shelter, medical care,...

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Oxfam reaction to Scottish Government announcement of money to help Rohingya in Bangladesh

Oxfam Scotland welcomed today's announcement by the First Minister that the Scottish Government will release £120,000 from its Humanitarian Emergency Fund to help Rohingya people who have fled...

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Scottish Government distributes vital humanitarian funds in response to South Asia floods: Oxfam responds

Oxfam Scotland has welcomed the announcement that the Scottish Government is distributing £300,000 from its Humanitarian Emergency Fund to help support people left homeless following floods that...

Oxfam Scotland welcomes the unveiling of the Scottish Government's new Emergency Fund

Responding to the unveiling of the Scottish Government's new Humanitarian Emergency Fund, Angus Nelson, Head of Fundraising for Oxfam Scotland, said: "Oxfam is delighted that this...

Give just a little now and make a difference to the people of South Sudan

Sixteen million people are on the brink of starvation in East Africa because of a combination of drought and conflict. People are already dying in South Sudan, Somalia, Kenya and Ethiopia. The Disasters...

Yemen crisis appeal

This week, Oxfam has come together with 13 other agencies to launch the Disasters Emergency Committee Yemen Crisis Appeal. We did so because of the appalling scale of the humanitarian crisis...

SCOTTISH AID WORKER WARNS OF FORGOTTEN YEMEN CRISIS AND SAYS PEOPLE ARE STARVING RIGHT NOW

DEC APPEAL RAISES MORE THAN £5 MILLION IN JUST ONE DAY ...

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Oxfam launches emergency Malawi food crisis appeal in Scotland

Oxfam Scotland today launched an emergency appeal to provide urgent help to millions of people in Malawi affected by drought. Southern Africa's worst drought in 35 years has been caused by the...

Total raised for DEC Nepal Earthquake in Scotland reaches £4 million. £47 million donated across UK

Scots have donated £4 million to the DEC Nepal Earthquake Appeal since it launched last week. £47 million has now been raised in the UK as a whole, helping aid agencies to reach an estimated 310,000...

DEC Nepal Earthquake appeal raises more than £1.6 million in Scotland. Over £19 million raised across UK.

The Scottish public has donated over £1.6 million to the DEC Nepal Earthquake Appeal, a day after it was launched. This figure does not include the £250,000 donation announced by the Scottish...

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