Today EU foreign ministers met in Luxembourg to agree a joint EU response to combat the spread of the Ebola virus.
More troops, funding and medical staff are urgently needed if we have a hope of stopping Ebola spiralling out of control, international agency Oxfam warns today.
Oxfam is warning that the Ebola outbreak in West Africa will not be contained unless more is done to prevent new infections.
Oxfam with its partner Lasoona and PREPARED implemented the European Commission's Humanitarian Aid Department - ECHO founded project Humanitarian assistance to floods and conflict affected communities in Pakistan.
10 year old Nesma used to enjoy going to school. But now school is a constant reminder that her home is gone: Her family sleeps in a classroom as their house was completely destroyed during the 50 days of war.
Oxfam is calling for a concerted international effort to stop Ebola and is calling for military logistical support.
Our experts have been working with local community leaders and the villagers to install a gravity-fed water system in Kobuan, Papua New Guinea.
On Thursday 15 May the Ministry of Health announced 18 confirmed cases of cholera in various locations across Juba. The source of the disease is not yet known.
With temperatures set to soar up to 104ºF (40˚C) in the coming weeks, international agency Oxfam has warned that the warmer weather will increase health-related risks for Syrian refugees.
Oxfam says concern is growing over the potential impact of cyclone Mahasen on people displaced by ethnic conflict in the Western state of Rakhine in Myanmar.