Tagged: humanitarian relief

Press Release

As thousands of families continue to flee their homes in northwest Pakistan amid clashes between government forces and organized armed groups, Oxfam International has begun providing emergency relief to around 175,000 women, men and children in urgent need of assistance.

Press Release

As donors are set to meet at a key conference hosted by Egypt in Sharm Al-Sheikh tomorrow to raise funds to help rebuild the Gaza Strip, international agency Oxfam International warned that unless key goods are allowed in and Israel ends its blockade reconstructing Gaza will not happen.

Press Release

Oxfam expressed concern that the unilateral declaration of a ceasefire by Israel from 2am local time on Sunday 18 January would be insufficient to halt civilian deaths and injuries from violent conflict in Gaza or to ensure vital humanitarian aid will reach all who need it.

Emergency
Marie and her daughter, refugees from DRC in Uganda. Photo: Grace Cahill/Oxfam

Despite political and military achievements in 2013 in DRC, over 2.75 million people have been forced to flee their homes within the country, and over 398,000 are still dependent on humanitarian aid. Oxfam is there.

Press Release

Today, aid agencies and human rights groups working in Gaza called on Israel, Hamas and other Palestinian militant groups to pull back from the brink of an all-out military confrontation.

Press Release

World leaders must step up and exercise all their political might to break the blockade of Gaza. As a matter of humanitarian imperative, Israeli leaders must resume supplies into Gaza without further delay.

Emergency
Only one in five girls attend primary school

Afghanistan remains one of the poorest countries in the world, affected by decades of conflict and disasters, from persistent drought to flash flooding, earthquakes and the food price crisis. Oxfam is providing humanitarian aid, supports rural development and sustainable livelihood programs.

Policy Paper
Press Release

Rebuilding Zimbabwe’s shattered economy must be a priority for the international community, international aid agency Oxfam said today in response to the news of a power sharing deal. "Delay is not an option."

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