humanitarian aid

humanitarian aid

Oxfam provides clean water in flood-hit Pakistan

Oxfam launches a rapid relief effort to reach almost 400,000 people with clean water, sanitation kits and hygiene supplies. We're trucking water and installing tanks to help prevent the spread of water-borne diseases amongst the estimated 1 million people affected.

Oxfam reaction to Israel easing the blockade

Following the announcement by the Israeli security cabinet that it will liberalize the system by which civilian goods enter Gaza and expand the inflow of materials for civilian projects under inter

Oxfam teams in Haiti initiating aid delivery

Oxfam staff in Haiti are providing shovels and picks for local civil workers to clear rubble to search for trapped victims in Haiti's capital, Port-au-Prince. Oxfam will fly up to 10 tons of water, sanitation, health and shelter equipment, to Santa Domingo at 2pm Saturday UK time.

Oxfam reaction to new US strategy in Afghanistan

Oxfam was pleased to hear that the new US strategy for Afghanistan will support ministries and local leaders that deliver for the Afghan people and combat corruption, and that there will be more focused assistance on agriculture, as up to 80 percent of Afghans rely on agriculture to survive.

China earthquake – one year on

Although there has been significant improvement in people’s livelihoods, and good work has been done to reduce the risks and impacts of future natural disasters, Oxfam calls for more support for the poorest people who survived.

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