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Ebola cases in Eastern Congo reaches 300 as mistrust and insecurity hamper response

In response to the number of Ebola cases in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) reaching 300, Chals Wontewe, Oxfam's Country Director in the DRC, said: ...

Oxfam expands response to deadly Indonesia earthquake and tsunami

Oxfam is expanding its response to support 500,000 people after the Indonesian Government announced on Monday that more than two million people may be affected by the devastating earthquake and tsunami...

Oxfam makes plans to help 100,000 people after Indonesia earthquake and tsunami

Oxfam is preparing to help 100,000 people affected by Friday's massive earthquake and tsunami on the Indonesia island of Sulawesi. Oxfam local partners are currently assessing the need on the...

Oxfam assesses damage after massive earthquake and tsunami in Indonesia

Responding to the massive earthquake and large tsunami that hit coastal towns in Indonesia's central island Sulawesi on Friday night, Oxfam's Country Director in Indonesia, Maria Lauranti,...

Oxfam delivers clean water to isolated families in Philippines

Oxfam has reached isolated communities in the Philippines hit by Typhoon Mangkhut to deliver urgently needed clean water to 500 families. ...

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Oxfam closely monitoring Super Typhoon Mangkhut bearing down on Philippines

Oxfam and its partners in the Philippines are preparing to respond to Super Typhoon Mangkhut as it nears the north of the country. ...

Kerala floods update

Oxfam India's emergency team is in Wayanad and Idukki, two of the worst affected districts in Kerala. The team has conducted an assessment, met the local administration and trained local partners...

Oxfam responds to Kerala floods

Oxfam is preparing to provide emergency assistance including clean water and temporary shelters to people affected by one of the worst floods in the history of Kerala, in south-west India. ...

More lifesaving aid needed urgently as a third big quake hits Lombok – Oxfam

A third earthquake of 6-Richter magnitude which struck Lombok earlier today has severely escalated the need for life-saving aid and has slowed down rescue efforts.  With the latest quake...

Oxfam provides drinking water and shelter to survivors of Indonesian earthquake

Spokespeople available Oxfam is providing clean drinking water and tarpaulin shelter sheets to 5,000 survivors following a devastating earthquake, the second within a week, hit Lombok...

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