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Oxfam: fear and violence could still undermine efforts to contain Ebola in DR Congo

New cases in urban areas mean virus remains a threat ...

Oxfam responds to the new Ebola Outbreak in Beni, North Kivu, DRC

Last night the Ministry of Health in the Democratic Republic of Congo announced four new confirmed cases of Ebola in Mangina area, in the territory of Beni, province of North Kivu. This comes only...

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Oxfam provides desperately needed food in DR Congo's Ebola outbreak

Oxfam has started to provide desperately needed food to thousands of people caught up in the Ebola outbreak in Equateur province. ...

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...

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: ...

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: Paradise Papers leak shows strong UK leadership is critical to help end tax dodging

The Paradise Papers leak reveals widespread tax dodging by multinationals and wealthy individuals, as well as a strong connection between the UK and Bermuda-based Appleby, the law firm at the heart...

A third of tax dodged in poor countries enough to prevent 8m deaths a year

Just a third of the $100bn [approx. £78bn] tax that companies dodge in poor countries annually is enough to cover the bill for essential healthcare that could prevent the needless deaths of eight...

Rainy season brings risk of disease to West Africa Crisis

Nigeria, Niger and Chad face the increased risk of disease with the start of the rainy season, compounding the crisis which has left over 10 million people in the region in need of humanitarian aid. ...

Yemen cholera killing one person nearly every hour

Call for massive aid effort and a 'cholera ceasefire' Yemen is in the grip of a runaway cholera epidemic that is killing one person nearly every hour and if not contained will...

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