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09/06/2018
August the cruellest month in Yemen – Oxfam  300 children amongst almost 1000 civilian casualties

August has been the bloodiest month this year for civilians in Yemen due to a combination of the warring parties’ reckless disregard for civilian lives and the failure of their political backers to offer any action to prevent the carnage said Oxfam today. 

08/24/2018
$72 million needed to protect Rohingya refugee women missing out on vital aid

Rohingya women living in Bangladesh are developing health problems, missing out on aid and are at greater risk of abuse due to unsafe and unsuitable facilities in many parts of the refugee camps, Oxfam warned today. 

08/10/2018
“More lifesaving aid needed urgently as a third big quake hits Lombok” – Oxfam

 A third earthquake of 6-Richter magnitude which struck Lombok earlier today has severely escalated the need for life-saving aid and has slowed down rescue efforts. 

08/06/2018
Oxfam Provides Drinking Water and Shelter to Thousands as 600,000 are Hit by Indonesia Earthquake Oxfam is providing clean drinking water and tarpaulin shelter sheets to 5,000 survivors as a devastating 7-Richter magnitude earthquake, the second within a week, hit Lombok Island in Indonesia earlier today.
08/06/2018
Oxfam's response to today's horrific bombing of the fish market and hospital in the city of Hudaydah Oxfam condemned today’s attacks and called on all parties to the conflict to respect international law and protect civilians from harm. 

07/30/2018
  • Independent Commission appointed and Safeguarding review on track
  • Initial training for 119 staff to become new safeguarding investigators 
  • More than €2m investment in safeguarding across Oxfam globally
  • Staff reference systems introduced with enhanced pre-employment checks
  • Whistle-blowing reporting lines in five languages