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Margaret Mumbua, domestic worker

G7 backs debt moratorium for poor countries, if G20 and Paris Club agree: Oxfam reaction

Responding to a joint statement on Tuesday by G7 Finance Ministers saying they stand ready to provide a time-bound suspension …
First Coronavirus Case Confirmed In Yemen

First Coronavirus Case Confirmed In Yemen

Photo: Moeen Alzuriqi (Protection Officer) at hygiene kit distribution in Alkoba IDP Camp, Taiz, Yemen. Hygiene kit distribution activities conducted by …
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Half a billion people could be pushed into poverty by coronavirus, warns Oxfam

The economic fallout from the coronavirus pandemic could push half a billion more people into poverty unless urgent action is …
Vanuatu tropical cyclone Harold

Oxfam coordinates response to tropical cyclone Harold

Oxfam teams in the Pacific are working with partner agencies and governments in Vanuatu and Solomon Islands, to plan a …
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 …