humanitarian response

humanitarian response

Oxfam responds to emergency in Samoa

Oxfam is expecting to send emergency staff to Apia , Western Samoa , within 24 hours to assess the situation on the ground, and identify the most urgent needs for people displaced following the 8.3 magnitude earthquake and tsunami that hit Samoa.

Philippine floods: Oxfam sends in aid team

International aid agency Oxfam is sending in teams to the flooded areas in the Philippines and gearing up its aid response. It has suspended its on-going long-term development programme work in the Philippines in order to mobilise its resources for the humanitarian operation.

Oxfam responds to earthquake in Indonesia

International agency Oxfam has deployed a team in Indonesia to provide assistance following a 7.0 magnitude earthquake which struck off the coast of Java yesterday. We ar working with partners now, helping to assess the damage caused by the earthquake, and what assistance is required.

One year after Cyclone Sidr: fear replaces hope

Preparations for disaster and a quick initial response by local government officials and non-governmental organizations saved many lives after Cyclone Sidr struck the southern coastal areas of Ban

Humanitarian Policy Notes

Oxfam's humanitarian policy notes set out our learning on a wide range of issues affecting humanitarian action around the world.

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