Tagged: humanitarian response
Oxfam is now providing emergency relief to over 36,000 civilians who have fled fighting between Sri Lankan troops and LTTE rebels in the past few days, amid fears for thousands more women, men and children trapped behind rebel lines.
Almost one year after Cyclone Sidr ravaged southern Bangladesh last November 15, killing more than 3,000 people and leaving millions homeless, more than one million survivors are struggling without proper shelter and are at greater risk of disease than before.
International aid agency Oxfam is to double its aid effort and help nearly 200,000 people caught up in the recent upsurge of fighting in eastern Congo.
International aid agency Oxfam International will begin distributing medical supplies to hospitals and blankets and other essential items to those displaced by the recent fighting in Georgia.
While acknowledging ongoing negotiations to resolve the political crisis in Zimbabwe, international aid agency Oxfam International is concerned about the continuing lack of attention to the deepening humanitarian crisis in the country.