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Date: Jun 2018

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UK supermarkets squeezing millions of the poorest farmers and workers in their supply chains

Millions of people who produce the food for supermarkets are trapped in poverty and face brutal working conditions, with many going hungry, according to a new report on global supermarket supply...

Reaction: Number of forcibly displaced people rises above 68 million

In response to the UN Refugee Agency's announcement that the number of forcibly displaced people worldwide has risen above 68 million, Oxfam's Head of Humanitarian Advocacy and Campaigns...

Rohingya refugees unprepared as monsoon rains, flooding and landslides continue

Urgent action is needed to help Rohingya refugees hit by monsoon rains in camps in Cox's Bazar in Bangladesh, which have already caused over 130 landslides, damaged 3,300 shelters and affected...

French police officers check a train for migrants at Menton Garavan station on the French side of the border

Children mistreated and illegally returned at French-Italian border

Children as young as 12 are being physically abused, detained and illegally returned to Italy by French border guards, according to a new report by Oxfam. ...

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. ...

UK Government should intervene to prevent catastrophic attack on Yemen’s food, fuel, medicine ‘life-line’

Oxfam today called on the UK government to throw its full diplomatic weight behind efforts to help prevent an attack on Hudaydah port in Yemen. The agency called for it to do this both directly...

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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...

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Yemen fighting near Hudaydah port threatens to cut lifeline to millions

Escalation of fighting around Yemen's port city of Hudaydah threatens to cut off essential supplies to millions of people who are already one step away from famine, international agency Oxfam...

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Reaction: International Development Committee report on UK aid

In response to the International Development Committee's report on the definition and spending of UK aid, Oxfam's head of advocacy Katy Chakrabortty said: ...

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