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Since the end of April 2017, Yemen has been experiencing its worst recorded outbreak of suspected cholera in a single year.

Yemen: catastrophic cholera crisis

Since the end of April 2017, Yemen has been experiencing its worst recorded outbreak of suspected cholera in a single year. By mid-August, more than 500,000 cases were recorded. Significant and urgent scale up in all areas of intervention is needed. But ultimately, Yemen’s crises can only be addressed effectively in an environment of peace, not war.

Baby being examined for malnutrition in Niger

Overcoming Malnutrition in Niger

Oxfam is engaged in an ambitious three year program to address the underlying causes of malnutrition and tackle the tragedy which is estimated to be the cause of nearly half of all child deaths in Niger.

A woman from Dimbaza agricultural cooperative stands next to her crops before harvesting in Ngobozana, Eastern Cape, South Africa

Hidden Hunger in South Africa

South Africa is considered a ‘food-secure’ nation, producing enough calories to adequately feed every one of its 53 million people. However, the reality is that one in four people currently suffers hunger on a regular basis.

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Risk of Relapse

2.9 million Somalis are in humanitarian crisis. Agencies are asking for urgent action to save lives and avoid a relapse to the catastrophe of 2011.

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