A desperate and largely unknown humanitarian crisis is deteriorating in the Lake Chad Basin region of West Africa, forcing millions of people to flee their homes and leaving millions more in need of humanitarian assistance. Oxfam is providing life-saving support but help is urgently needed to prevent the crisis turning into a catastrophe.
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Oxfam has vehemently condemned yesterday's Coalition airstrike on one of its storage facilities in Saada Governorate in northern Yemen.
After ceasefire talks collapsed and violence erupted yet again, Oxfam today called on all states to immediately suspend transfers of arms or ammunition to Israel and any Palestinian armed group.
Sipho Mthathi has been appointed the founding Executive Director of Oxfam South Africa. Oxfam South Africa will become the first-ever Oxfam affiliate in Africa.
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Winifred (Winnie) Byanyima, a grass-roots activist, human rights advocate, senior international public servant, and world recognized expert on women’s rights, has been appointed Executive Director of Oxfam International – a role that provides strategic direction and coordination for the worldwide confederation of Oxfam affiliates.
In reaction to the announcement by Canada’s Environment Minister Peter Kent that Canada is to formally withdraw from the Kyoto Protocol, Oxfam’s International Climate Adviser Tim Gore, said:
Senait Gebregziabher, Oxfam Country Director for Somalia said: