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Tag: humanitarianism

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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...

South Sudan: famine pushed back but more people hungry than ever before

Commenting on the results of Integrated Food Security Phase Classification (IPC) update released today by the government, UN agencies and NGOs which finds the two counties of Leer and Mayendit moving...

Five pairs of tickets for Glastonbury 2017 up for grabs in raffle to raise money for Oxfam

Desperate to go to Glastonbury? Think it's just a dream because tickets to the world's biggest and best festival are like gold dust? With Oxfam you still can... Glastonbury Festival...

Fabulous Oxfam fashion show featuring celebrity models kicks off London Fashion Week

A fabulous Oxfam fashion show - Fashion Fighting Poverty - kicks off London Fashion Week this Thursday, 16 February, 7pm, at the Oxo Tower's On|Off venue in central London.   ...

Humanitarian agencies condemn attack on MSF hospital in Yemen

Oxfam, Care, Handicap International, Mercy Corps, Intersos and Save the Children condemn the Saudi-led coalition airstrike today on a hospital supported by Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) in Abs,...

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....

Reaction to UN announcement of worsening hunger in Yemen

In response to the UN's Food and Agriculture Organisation's statement that more than 14 million people in Yemen are food insecure and in need of urgent livelihood support, Oxfam's regional...

Oxfam verdict on Valletta migration summit

In response to the Valletta summit, Oxfam said: ...

Oxfam: Nepal humanitarian programme moves close to complete standstill due to fuel crisis

As Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi visits the UK, Oxfam today warned that its humanitarian programme in Nepal is just two weeks away from a complete standstill due to the fuel crisis that has...

Reaction to report on extreme hunger risk in South Sudan

In response to the latest Integrated Phase Classification (IPC) or food security analysis for South Sudan, Oxfam South Sudan Country Director, Zlatko Gegic said: ...

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