News and stories The latest news and inspiring stories about Oxfam's work around the globe. NZ company working to convert saltwaterBay of Islands based company Open Oceans says it is pleased the desalination units developed on request of Oxfam in 2014 are still helping to save lives in Tonga today. Recent civilian deaths in airstrikesFollowing recent airstrikes in Yemen, Muhsin Sidiqquey Oxfam’s country director in Yemen said; “The increase in fighting in Yemen is having a deadly impact” Hunga Tonga Hunga Ha’apai Volcanic Eruption“We share the concern of our Tongan whanau here in Aotearoa, New Zealand, and our heart goes out to all those impacted by this event. We are monitoring the situation as closely as possible.” Philippines hit by damages from Typhoon RaiThe Philippines is struggling to recover from last month’s massive Typhoon Rai that caused losses worth 11.1 billion Php to agricultural crops and farmland and another 17.5 billion Php. Explore our news and media archive:News & media Media releasesSee the latest media releases from Oxfam Aotearoa. BlogRead inspiring stories, opinion pieces and the latest blog posts. Research and reportsDownload the latest research and reports by Oxfam Aotearoa and Oxfam International.