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Up to 250 people per single water tap in refugee camps braced for arrival of coronavirus

Up to 250 people per single water tap in refugee camps braced for arrival of coronavirus

Emergency WASH response to the conflict affected people in Taiz and Ibb Governorates of Yemen. Photo: Hitham Ahmed / Oxfam …
Cyclone Harold

Category 5 cyclone Harold to hit Vanuatu in the next 24 hours

Up to 130,000 in path of tropical cyclone Harold as storm approaches Vanuatu capital Oxfam is ready …
Hygiene kit distribution day 4 in Taiz, Yemen

Coronavirus pandemic reaches 1 million

Wael Algadi (PHP Officer) at hygiene kit distribution in Mahwa Almarkazi Camp, YemenIn reaction to the coronavirus pandemic reaching 1 …
UN Climate Summit postponed as a result of Coronavirus

UN Climate Summit postponed as a result of Coronavirus

Responding to the announcement that the UN Climate Summit due to take place in the UK in November, has been postponed until …
Health spending in poor countries must double immediately to prevent millions of deaths - Oxfam

Health spending in poor countries must double immediately to prevent millions of deaths – Oxfam

Oxfam today called for a package of nearly US$160 billion in immediate debt cancellation and aid to fund a Global …
Oxfam Trailwalker 2020

New Zealand’s Oxfam Trailwalker 2020 cancelled

Statement from Oxfam New Zealand executive director, Rachael Le Mesurier: “It is with great regret that Oxfam New Zealand announces …
Oxfam’s international response to Covid-19

Oxfam’s international response to Covid-19

Oxfam has a comprehensive Covid-19 Staff Health protocol and has socialised best practice procedures for all our staff to follow …
A family sheltering by the road

Tens of thousands of people are still suffering one year on from Cyclone Idai

Tens of thousands of people across Zimbabwe, Malawi and Mozambique are still suffering 12 months after Cyclone Idai battered Southern …