Tagged: humanitarian crisis
A paramedic working for an Oxfam funded organization was killed when an Israeli shell struck a civilian ambulance in Gaza today according to international agency Oxfam.
Agency refutes Israeli foreign minister’s view as sewage pours onto the streets.
UN Security Council must pass binding resolution demanding an immediate halt to violence.
Oxfam International called on EU foreign ministers to go beyond calls for increased humanitarian access into Gaza and push Israel and Hamas to agree an immediate ceasefire.
The people of the Gaza Strip are facing a humanitarian crisis unless the bombing stops and the Israelis allow immediate access for aid shipments.
The government of Zimbabwe should declare the current cholera epidemic a national health emergency, international aid agency Oxfam said today, so that urgent national and international aid can be mobilized to address the outbreak.
There has been an increase in incidents of forced labor, rape and widespread brutality, as armed men from all sides prey upon those who have sought 'sanctuary' from the fighting in North Kivu.
The Indian Ocean tsunami of December 2004 caused widespread devastation, killing 227,000 people across 14 countries, with Indonesia, Sri Lanka, India, and Thailand the hardest hit. This exceptional emergency resulted in Oxfam’s largest ever emergency response.