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2012 News

December 27, 2012

Analysing farmers' needs in Samoa.

December 20, 2012

A military offensive in northern Mali would have serious humanitarian consequences warns a coalition of NGOs.

December 20, 2012

Oxfam warns of risk of war on top of the daily violence and abuse people already face.

December 19, 2012

Cyclone Evan lashed into Samoa last week, leaving behind damage to crops, water supplies and property.

December 19, 2012

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Our response

Updated January 29

December 17, 2012

Andy Thomson, Oxfam's Water and Sanitation Advisor, has been in Samoa throughout the cyclone. He is part of a team of assessors, including the Samoan National Disaster Management Office, surveying the damage and determining people's most urgent needs.

December 17, 2012

The storm is leaving widespread destruction in its wake.

December 13, 2012

Upper Moutere has once again been revealed as the country’s most generous town in Oxfam Unwrapped's Generosity List.

December 12, 2012

Oxfam and its humanitarian partners in the Philippines, the Humanitarian Response Consortium, or HRC, have begun an emergency response targeting communities hardest-hit by Typhoon Bopha (known locally as Pablo) on the southern island of Mindanao.

December 12, 2012

Throughout 2012 over 18 million people in West Africa were affected by a severe food crisis caused by drought, a failure of several crops and sharp rises in food prices.

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