Tagged: emergency response

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People react as a woman collapses on a street after a major earthquake struck, in Port-au-Prince on January 12, 2010. Credit: Reuters/Reuters TV

Oxfam aware of situation following large earthquake in Haiti and poised to respond

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Boys at Oxfam hygiene item distribution

Oxfam Humanitarian Haiti Earthquake Appeal now closed, due to the over-whelming generosity of the public worldwide.

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Thach You breastfeeding her one-month old child on a ladder of her temporary shelter built on a higher ground. Credit: Soleak Seang/Oxfam

Phnom Penh, Cambodia – The hunger period has been prolonged, and people in flood affected communities cannot wait any longer.

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The Phon family work farm their rice paddy in Kompong Thom, central Cambodia. Credit: Abbie Trayler-Smith/Oxfam

A food crisis is looming in flood affected communities in Cambodia, international aid agency Oxfam warns. Oxfam estimates that 100,000 people are affected by the floods and 15,000 households are in need of immediate food assistance.

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Sre Kor village, Stung Treng province, under water. Credit: Oxfam

International humanitarian agency Oxfam announced today that Cambodia is still in emergency relief mode though flood waters in some areas are beginning to stabilize.

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Kenyans families seeking shelter, as their homes have just collapsed from the rains and flooding. Credit: KONATE Sosthene, Intermon Oxfam

The water and sanitation expertise of Oxfam International and its partners will be central to its humanitarian operating strategy for the West African populations hit by flooding over the past week.

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Destroyed homes in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso 's capital. Credit: Konate Papa Sosthen/Oxfam

Oxfam International is to send humanitarian staff and emergency supplies to Burkina Faso in response to the recent floods, which have devastated the country.

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Cyclone Aila hit the Bangladesh/India border. Credit: Mahmud/Oxfam

Cyclone Aila hit the Bangladesh / India border on Monday 25 May 2009 causing widespread destruction. Millions are thought to have been affected.

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Khin Ohn Yi's family received materials from Oxfam to build a new home. Credit: Jane Beesley/Oxfam

Oxfam's humanitarian response has provided support to around half a million people in Myanmar, after the Cyclone Nargis swept through the Ayeyarwady delta and largest city, Yangon.

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