On Saturday April 16, a 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck Ecuador killing hundreds of people, leaving thousands wounded and causing severe damage to infrastructure. Access to safe drinking water and storage, as well as shelter is urgently needed. With your help we can reach the most vulnerable populations with vital assistance.
Oxfam strongly condemns the use of violent force against civilians, in Juba, South Sudan
Emma Jane Drew, Country Director (Acting) for Oxfam in South Sudan, said from Juba:
"Oxfam strongly condemns the use of violent force against civilians, particularly women and children, and requests South Sudanese security forces and other armed groups to respect human rights of all its people regardless of ethnic origin."
For more information or to arrange an interview with Emma Jane Drew, please contact:
Aimee Brown, Oxfam Regional Media and Communications Advisor, on +254 731 859 413, ABrown@oxfam.org.uk
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