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Christina Corbett

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Oxfam's reaction to Haitian Government's decision to withdraw Oxfam Great Britain's permission to work in Haiti

"Oxfam is disappointed but understands the Haiti Government's decision to withdraw Oxfam Great Britain's permission to work in Haiti. The behaviour of some former Oxfam staff working...

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Oxfam provides desperately needed food in DR Congo's Ebola outbreak

Oxfam has started to provide desperately needed food to thousands of people caught up in the Ebola outbreak in Equateur province. ...

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Over 12,000 people evacuated due to continued volcanic activity in Guatemala, Oxfam provides humanitarian aid

More than 12,000 people have evacuated from their homes due to the eruption of Volcán de Fuego, which continues to spew fresh torrents of lava and rocks, thick ash and clouds of smoke. The official...

More funds needed to help Rohingya women who have fled rape and violence

More than 300,000 women and girls who have fled rape and violence are not getting the protection and help they need because of lack of funds, Oxfam said ahead of a donor conference in Geneva today. ...

Children fill containers with water from a tap amid a water shortage in Sana'a, Yemen

Looming banking crisis in Yemen risks pushing millions into famine

A year of devastating conflict in Yemen compounded by a looming banking crisis risks pushing millions into famine, warns Oxfam today one year on from the escalation of war. ...

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The European Parliament's call to ban arms sales from the European Union to countries accused of targeting civilian's in Yemen

On the European Parliament's call to ban arms sales from the European Union to countries accused of targeting civilian's in Yemen, Oxfam's International Policy Advisor Arms and Conflict,...

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Reaction to the UN Secretary General's report in advance of the World Humanitarian Summit

On the publication of the UN Secretary General's, Ban Ki-Moon, report in advance of the World Humanitarian Summit, Oxfam GB's Humanitarian Director, Jane Cocking, said: ...

Typhoon Melor hits the Philippines: Oxfam ready to respond

More than 700,000 people have been evacuated from their homes in central Philippines as Typhoon Melor crosses the country with winds of up to 220 kilometers per hour, bringing with it threats of...

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Response to the bombing of Hodeidah port

In response to the bombing of Hodeidah port in Yemen, Oxfam's country director, Philippe Clerc, said: ...

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Lack of fuel could soon cause more deaths than ongoing violence in Yemen

Lack of fuel in Yemen caused by the continuing conflict and restrictions of imports could ultimately be responsible for even more deaths than the fighting in the country, Oxfam warned today. ...