Tagged: humanitarian crisis

Emergency Article
Gaza hospital hit by Israeli airstrikes. Photo: Oxfam

With the crisis in Gaza mounting, hospitals are struggling to cope with the growing influx of casualties. Three quarters of the dead and wounded are civilians, including many women and children. In the past few days, as the Israeli ground offensive escalates, on average one child an hour is being killed in Gaza.

Policy Paper
A war torn scene in Mogadishu
Emergency Article
Fishing boats destroyed in Gaza. Credit:  Mohammed Abed/Oxfam

Gaza's fishermen have been struggling to make a living for years. Restrictions on their movement and livelihoods have taken a heavy toll, and the latest escalation in violence has only made things worse.

Press Release

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.

Press Release

A group of seven major international aid agencies said they face a shortfall of $89 million just when the South Sudan humanitarian crisis edges closer to the risk of famine.

Press Release

15 African Heads of State and Government are meeting in Malabo, Equatorial Guinea, to commemorate the 10th Anniversary of the AU Peace and Security Council. They must act to help the people caught up in the conflicts in Africa, including in South Sudan, Sudan, Somalia, and Central African Republic.

Press Release
Mingkaman IDPs camp, Awerial, South Sudan. Photo: Pablo Tosco/Oxfam

As rains cut off humanitarian access and increase risk of the spread of disease, increased donor funding is critical to saving lives in South Sudan

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