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Subject: water

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Gaza electricity crisis leaves more people without water than in aftermath of war

The impact of the Gaza electricity crisis on people's access to water and power is worse than it was in the aftermath of the 50-day war that ended three years ago this week, Oxfam said today.  ...

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...

Thousands of people in besieged East Aleppo under attack with little food water and healthcare

Oxfam provides new generator to improve water supply to the city ...

Haiti:cholera and food shortages threaten Hurricane Matthew survivors

Oxfam warned today that the death toll in Haiti may rise as survivors face cholera outbreaks and food shortages in the wake of Hurricane Matthew.  ...

Oxfam delivers water purification kits in Haiti amid devastation of Hurricane Matthew

Oxfam is delivering water purification kits and construction materials in some of areas of Haiti worst affected by Hurricane Matthew. ...

More than 1.5 million people in Aleppo without running water for five days

More than 1.5 million people in Aleppo have been without running water for five days, as battles rage around key water infrastructure and power to pumping stations is cut, leaving civilians at risk...

Oxfam mobilises as Hurricane Matthew hits hard in Haiti and the Dominican Republic

Oxfam has mobilised teams to help people most in need after Hurricane Matthew hit Haiti on Tuesday. The full extent of the hurricane's damage will not be known until response teams are able to...

Ferdose, 40, fled Taiz in Yemen when her house was burnt in the war.

Oxfam chief calls Yemen 'Syria without the cameras'

Fact-finding mission reveals depths of suffering ...

Children fill a bucket at a high school in Port Loko District, Sierra Leone. Funds pledged to the Ebola crisis have proved difficult to trace.

International community fails West Africa as pledged Ebola funds prove hard to trace

Global leaders are failing to honour their promises to communities devastated by Ebola in West Africa, with $5.8 billion of pledged recovery funds proving almost impossible to track, Oxfam warned...

Celebrities join Oxfam for hashtag eyes on Paris campaign

Naomie Harris, Simon Pegg, and Jamie Oliver have all shared an eyes-only selfie on social media to tell world leaders they have their #eyesonParis for action on climate change. ...

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