Tagged: Occupied Palestinian Territory and Israel

Emergency Article
Children doing their homework during a power cut in Gaza.

As the Gaza fuel crisis rages on, children are experiencing prolonged periods of darkness at a time when they have to study for their exams. Oxfam partner Centre for Free Thought and Association (CFTA) based in Khan Younis has asked the children it works with to think about what they would like to show to the rest of the world when it came to the electricity situation. Most of the children expressed their concerns about the difficulties of studying by candle light.

Emergency Article
Naima Abu Shawareb and her children, in Gaza. Photo: Karl Schembri/Oxfam

As regular power cuts and fuel shortages, due to the blockade, continue in Gaza, the electricity crisis puts more economic and physical pressures on women.

Press Release

Israeli authorities have stepped up unlawful demolitions in the West Bank including East Jerusalem over the past year, displacing a record number of Palestinian families from their homes, an international coalition of 20 leading aid agencies and human rights groups said today.

Press Release

With violence escalating over the past week, now is the time for both Palestinians and Israelis to show immediate restraint, says humanitarian aid agency Oxfam. All sides must do everything they can in order to protect innocent civilians.

Policy Paper
Press Release

A new Oxfam report highlights that while the olive oil sector generates income and employment in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt), numerous obstacles ranging from a lack of investment in farming practices to the impact of settler violence – are stifling its true potential.

Press Release

Oxfam today called upon the Israeli government to compensate Palestinian villagers after the Israeli army demolished 79 structures in the village of Al Farisiya in the West Bank on Monday, forcing families into further impoverishment after years of harassment.

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