Tagged: Conflict & Emergencies

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Michelle Dockery meets children in Jawa, Amman. Photo: Abbie Trayler Smith / Oxf

Aid agency Oxfam is today launching a major appeal to help families affected by the Syria Crisis get through the harsh winter months – and beyond.

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Livestock killed in Somalia's cyclone. Photo: REUTERS/Abdiqani Hassan

Over 100,000 people devastated by the recent cyclone in Somalia are in urgent need of humanitarian assistance. NGOs in Somalia have been working with Puntland authorities and UN agencies to determine how best to respond to save lives.

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Oxfam is urgently trying to reach 500,000 people affected by typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines. Our priority is to reach the most vulnerable families with safe water and sanitation facilities to help protect people from public health risks. Please donate to support our relief and recovery efforts.

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Schoolgirls wade through a dirty sewage water. Photo: Alun McDonald/Oxfam

One year since the ceasefire between the Government of Israel and Hamas, the promised economic improvements for people in Gaza have failed to materialize.

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The Gharab family  inside a one room house, Abreen. Photo: Simon Tarling/Oxfam

A new survey of more than 1500 people has given one of the clearest pictures yet of the harsh economic struggle facing refugees who have fled from Syria to Lebanon.

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Typhoon Haiyan was the strongest storm in the world this year and quite possibly the most powerful to ever hit land. You can help Oxfam deliver water and sanitation materials to the region, by donating now.

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Residents pass piles of debris, Eastern Samar. Photo: Jire Carreon/Oxfam

Members of the Disaster Emergencies Committee (DEC) are warning governments meeting at the UN climate talks in Warsaw that the devastating super typhoon that struck the Philippines is a glimpse of the future if urgent action is not taken.

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Dolor Moralde receives Oxfam emergency aid kits. Photo: Jane Beesley/Oxfam

Oxfam continues to reach more people affected by typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines as it delivered emergency relief starting on Friday afternoon (15 November) in the northern tip of Cebu.

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