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Subject: disasters

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Yemen still starved of food and fuel after month-long suspension of blockade

Despite last month's temporary lifting of the Saudi led-coalition blockade of Yemen's northern ports, in the past three and a half weeks only 18 per cent of the country's monthly fuel...

Yemen cholera outbreak hits 1 million suspected cases

In response to the Yemen cholera outbreak hitting the million suspected cases mark Shane Stevenson, Oxfam's Country Director in Yemen, said: ...

Yemen being pushed ever closer to famine

1,000 days of war and a crippling blockade is starving its people. ...

Millions of Yemenis days away from losing clean running water

Danger of Cholera comeback as four in five people will be without steady water supply ...

Yemen: Hasten push for peace or be complicit in the country's famine

Cancellation of a meeting of five countries with the power to unlock a path to peace in Yemen must not be used as an excuse to delay lifting the blockade or agreeing the ceasefire that the war-torn...

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...

Hurricane Irma Oxfam team helping Haiti evacuation

Half-a-million people could be affected even in the best-case scenario - or as many as 3 million in the worst ...

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