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Reaction to latest Integrated Phase Classification update on food security in South Sudan

In response to the latest Integrated Phase Classification (IPC) update on South Sudan's food security situation, Oxfam's Country Director in South Sudan Ranjan Poudyal said: "4.8...

A family affected by climate change

People in poorer countries five times more likely to be displaced by extreme weather

People in low and lower-middle income countries were five times more likely to be forced from their homes by "sudden-onset" weather disasters, like floods and storms, than people in richer...

Hundreds of thousands of Rohingyas without shelter & clean water in flooded camps in Bangladesh

More than 70 per cent of the nearly 480,000 Rohingya refugees who have fled to Bangladesh are without adequate shelter and half have no safe drinking water, Oxfam warned today. ...

Mexico earthquake: Oxfam sends assessment teams to two of the worst hit areas

Oxfam is sending humanitarian experts to Morelos and Puebla, two of the areas worst affected by Tuesday's 7.1 earthquake that struck central Mexico. ...

Media advisory: Oxfam spokespeople on impact of Hurricane Maria in the Dominican Republic

Spokespeople available in English, French and Spanish. ...

Still no real progress one year after landmark UN refugees pledge

One year on from the historic United Nations summit for refugees and migrants, the international community has failed to make meaningful progress towards meeting the goals of the New York Declaration...

Hurricane Irma: Haiti and Dominican Republic face clean up following floods up to a metre high

Hurricane Irma caused widespread damage overnight in the Dominican Republic and Haiti. Oxfam is assessing the needs of the most vulnerable people in the heaviest-hit areas, mainly in the north of...

'The road smelled of dead bodies' - People fleeing Tal Afar tell of death in the desert

Traumatised women and children fleeing the Tal Afar district have told Oxfam how people died walking for days through the desert in 50C heat to reach safety. ...

Oxfam comment on NAO report

Commenting on today's National Audit Office report Managing the Official Development Assistance target, Oxfam's head of UK policy, Richard Pyle said: ...

Oxfam reaction to Robert Halfon comments on overseas aid

Reacting to Robert Halfon's suggestion that the aid budget could be cut in order to pay for the lifting of the public sector pay cap, Richard Pyle, Oxfam Head of UK Policy, said: ...

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