- August 12, 2014
Over 1.2 million people have been displaced as a result of fighting in Central and Northern Iraq and an estimated 1.5 million people are now in need of humanitarian assistance. Many have fled their homes and are in desperate need of food, shelter, medicine, water and sanitation.
- August 10, 2014
The people of South Sudan expected a political agreement that would deliver a transitional government to steer them out of conflict and bring an end to the violence that has engulfed the country for eight months. Instead, the leaders of South Sudan have failed to set aside their differences, and fighting continues to ravage the country as a famine looms.
- August 8, 2014
A group of seven major humanitarian aid organizations has condemned the recent killings and attacks on South Sudanese aid workers in Maban County in the Upper Nile State of South Sudan.
- July 28, 2014
Oxfam welcomed today’s commitment from General Mills to implement industry-leading measures to cut greenhouse gas emissions from its supply chains and press for political action to address climate change.
- July 25, 2014
Yasmin, 5, lives with her mother and 6 siblings in a roughly constructed room in a rubble-strewn open car park area. Her family escaped the war in Syria three months before this picture was taken. Photo: Sam Tarling/Oxfam.
- July 23, 2014
The past few days have been the deadliest yet in Gaza, with civilians including women and children making up the vast majority of casualties, and on average a child being killed every hour in Gaza. Rockets continue to be fired from Gaza into Israel.
- July 15, 2014
The new BRICS development bank must support the reduction of inequality and foster sustainable development, instead of repeating traditional development financing which has reinforced export-oriented growth and mega infrastructure.
- July 15, 2014
Eight months after super typhoon Haiyan hit many survivors continue to live in tents or damaged houses which are not strong enough to withstand even small storms.
- July 14, 2014