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Subject: disasters

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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 Hodeida port in Yemen. The agency called for it to do this both directly and...

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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...

Oxfam launches Ebola public awareness drive in DRC

Oxfam has launched a public awareness drive to help keep Ebola under control in the Democratic Republic of Congo. A 26-strong Oxfam team in Mbandaka, Équateur Province, has launched a public information...

Reaction to Court decision to allow an appeal on arms sales to Saudi Arabia

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$2bn aid package for Yemen: Oxfam reaction

Oxfam welcomed the generous pledges of $2 billion worth of aid to deal with the crisis in Yemen made today in Geneva. The money will provide 70 per cent of the $2.96 billion UN appeal, which aims...

Yemenis struggle to find bare essentials three years on from first Saudi airstrikes

Food price shock adds to war's misery ...

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. ...

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