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Oxfam: hundreds of thousands of Congolese forced to flee Angola in need of aid

Oxfam warned today of an emerging humanitarian crisis in the Southern Kasaï region of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), where over 257,000 Congolese people have sought safety having been forced...

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. ...

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...

Population three quarters the size of UK in need of aid across Middle East

More than 47 million people are in need of humanitarian aid in the Middle East at the close of 2016, equivalent to three quarters of the UK population, Oxfam said today. ...

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 ...

‘We just came from the dead’ – families describe their escape from Mosul as the number fleeing triples

Families are suffering appalling injuries and traumas to escape the fighting in Mosul as the number fleeing more than triples in the space of a week. Oxfam and other humanitarian agencies are working...

Civilians risk getting caught in crossfire as Mosul offensive intensifies

Hundreds of thousands of civilians risk being caught in crossfire as the offensive to retake Mosul and surrounding areas from ISIS intensifies, Oxfam said today. ...

Yemen bombing: Oxfam calls on Boris Johnson to immediately halt UK arms sales

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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.  ...

Ecuador Earthquake

Oxfam is responding to a major earthquake off the coast of Ecuador. We will shortly be sending teams to the area to assess the extent of damage and how Oxfam can best assist the Government response....

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