Tagged: water and sanitation

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Boys latrines at a school in Abu Shouk camp, North Darfur. These have been funded through Oxfam/ECHO.The paintings on the latrines illustrate washing hands and keeping the latrines clean. Credit: Jane Beesley/Oxfam

International aid agency Oxfam GB said today that it has formally submitted its appeal against the Sudanese government’s decision to expel it from northern Sudan, and expressed serious concern at the false allegations that continue to be made against it and other expelled agencies.

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Families displaced from Mogadishu.

Somalia continues to be at the center of one of the world’s biggest humanitarian emergencies, with severe drought exacerbated by years of conflict and restrictions on aid access by all parties. Insecurity makes Somalia one of the most difficult places to deliver aid.

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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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Ten years of conflict in D.R. Congo has left five million dead and over a million displaced. Oxfam is there.

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International aid agency Oxfam is to double its aid effort and help nearly 200,000 people caught up in the recent upsurge of fighting in eastern Congo.

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Cyclone victims trying to save their belongings. Photo: Oxfam Novib

Oxfam's humanitarian response has provided support to around half a million people so far.

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