Tagged: humanitarian crisis

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An Oxfam worker and her family escaped a certain death after an Israeli rocket hit a house they were sheltering in during the early hours of this morning. Oxfam is calling for an immediate and durable ceasefire.

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A paramedic working for an Oxfam funded organization was killed when an Israeli shell struck a civilian ambulance in Gaza today according to international agency Oxfam.

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Agency refutes Israeli foreign minister’s view as sewage pours onto the streets.

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UN Security Council must pass binding resolution demanding an immediate halt to violence.

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Oxfam International called on EU foreign ministers to go beyond calls for increased humanitarian access into Gaza and push Israel and Hamas to agree an immediate ceasefire.

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The people of the Gaza Strip are facing a humanitarian crisis unless the bombing stops and the Israelis allow immediate access for aid shipments.

Emergency Article
Renewed violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo has forced some 250,000 people to flee their homes. Ndayi, who lives in one of the Kibati camps, dreams of a better life. Credit: Oxfam

Renewed violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo has forced some 250,000 people to flee their homes since August 2008. This is the story of how one displaced person, Ndayi, is hoping for an end to the conflict and a better life.

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The government of Zimbabwe should declare the current cholera epidemic a national health emergency, international aid agency Oxfam said today, so that urgent national and international aid can be mobilized to address the outbreak.

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There has been an increase in incidents of forced labor, rape and widespread brutality, as armed men from all sides prey upon those who have sought 'sanctuary' from the fighting in North Kivu.

Emergency
staff helps to carry aid for displaced people, in UN House, South Sudan.

Oxfam is gravely concerned about the growing humanitarian crisis across South Sudan and neighboring countries. The recent ceasefire is a sign of political progress, but the parties now must honor their commitments and put an end to hostilities.

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