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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...

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Media advisory: Oxfam's 75th anniversary

Oxfam thanks supporters for generosity to world's poorest over past 75 years On Thursday Oxfam marks 75 years since its founding on 5 October 1942 by a small group concerned about civilians...

Mexico earthquake: Oxfam sends assessment teams to two of the worst hit areas

Oxfam is sending humanitarian experts to Morelos and Puebla, two of the areas worst affected by Tuesday's 7.1 earthquake that struck central Mexico. ...

Still no real progress one year after landmark UN refugees pledge

One year on from the historic United Nations summit for refugees and migrants, the international community has failed to make meaningful progress towards meeting the goals of the New York Declaration...

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 ...

Oxfam ready to respond to Hurricane Irma

Oxfam and partner organisations in the Dominican Republic, Haiti and Cuba are ready to respond to the impact of Hurricane Irma and help people who are likely to be hardest-hit ...

Yemen’s man-made catastrophe forces people to make live or die choices

Yemenis, already on the tipping point after more than two years of war, are now being forced to choose between treating cholera and putting food on the table, said Oxfam in a new report published...

Half a million suspected cholera cases in Yemen

In reaction to the announcement that more than 500,000 people are suspected of contracting cholera in Yemen Katy Wright, Head of Advocacy, Oxfam said: ...

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.  ...

Migrants tell of torture, sexual violence and slavery in Libyan ‘hell’

Rape, torture and slave labour are among the daily realities in Libya for people fleeing war, persecution and poverty, according to a new report by Oxfam and Italian partners MEDU and Borderline...

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