Tagged: Conflict & Emergencies

Press Release
Oxfam relief distribution in Sandan District, Kampong Thom province, Cambodia, together with Caritas and Cambodia Red Cross. Credit: Oxfam

Oxfam predicts more widespread destruction caused by Typhoon Ketsana and a higher demand for immediate humanitarian assistance in Cambodia.

Press Release
Visi Talafunga walks around her house in the village of Leone on the west side of American Samoa after an earthquake caused a tsunami on the island September 30, 2009. Photo: REUTERS/Hugh Gentry courtesy alertnet.org

International agency Oxfam’s emergency team is at work in Samoa today responding to urgent needs. The immediate focus is to ensure survivors in remote rural areas have clean water and basic sanitation.

Policy Paper
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Internally displaced men and children, fleeing military operations in the Swat valley region, line up for curry and bread at the UNHCR Yar Hussain camp in Swabi district, Pakistan, June 2, 2009. Credit: REUTERS/ Adrees Latif/ Courtesy of Alertnet.org

Millions of people forced to flee the fighting in Pakistan’s Swat Valley struggled to receive vital aid because the international community provided too little help, too late, according to a report released today by international aid agency Oxfam.

Campaign article
Boy stands in front war-scarred building Kuito, Angola. Photo:Andy Hall/Oxfam

The arms trade is out of control. Find out how you can help achieve a bulletproof international Arms Trade Treaty.

Campaign article
Indonesia, after the Tsunami of December 2004. Credit: Jim Holmes/Oxfam

We aim to reduce the number of people who die, fall sick or suffer deprivation as a result of conflict or natural disaster. Find out how conflict and disasters can often be avoided.

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