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Millions face severe hunger but DRC funding crisis threatens delivery of aid

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Global Health Report damning indictment of government action on health, says Oxfam

Responding to the publication of a new World Bank - World Health Organisation report which reveals that half the world do not have access to essential quality healthcare, and 800 million people face...

Reaction to Greek government decision to move 5,000 people from islands to mainland

The Greek government has said that it intends to transfer 5,000 people from the Greek islands to the mainland before the start of winter. Responding to the news, Nicola Bay, head of mission for Oxfam...

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...

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...

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 ...

Credit: John Wessels / Oxfam

Congo's Cinderella crisis: horrific suffering overlooked in largest displacement crisis of 2017

Oxfam chief back from fact finding mission to DRC where 1.5m are on brink of famine ...

'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. ...

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