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On the 3rd anniversary of South Sudan’s independence, Oxfam has warned that appeals to fund the aid effort are failing as the country’s humanitarian crisis is spiralling out of control with malnutrition and sickness rising and an ever increasing number of people forced to flee their homes.

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African farmer. Photo: Oxfam

In 2003, African leaders pledged to invest more in agriculture - eight of them did, but 46 have not kept their promises. 2014 is the African Union Year of Agriculture, so let’s come together and tell them to act.

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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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More than a million refugees have now fled violence in Syria and are in desperate need of shelter, food and water.

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Filmed in early July in Wajir, Kenya, this special report via satellite link from Oxfam staff in East Africa, shows why clean water is so desperately needed.

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Large parts of East Africa are facing the world's worst food crisis. More than 12 million people in East Africa are facing desperate food shortages following the worst drought in 60 years. Oxfam's emergency team explains how your donations will help save lives.

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Millions of people have been affected by the worst flooding to hit Pakistan in living memory. Oxam has launched an emergency response to reach almost 400,000 people.

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Building destroyed by the 12 January 2010 earthquake in Haiti. Credit: Oxfam

International agency Oxfam said today that public generosity had secured enough money to fully fund its immediate emergency work in Haiti over the next six months – but funds still needed to help Haiti recover and rebuild over years.

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Chris Martin in Haiti in front of a truck in February 2002. Credit: Zed Nelson

Coldplay singer Chris Martin has joined Oxfam’s call for funds to help those affected by the devastating earthquake in Haiti.

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