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16 Jan 2018 description
The agencies are calling for the complete and unconditional opening of Hudaydah port to allow for the uninterrupted flow of food and fuel.
20 Dec 2017 description
report Oxfam
Fuel has not been allowed into main ports for over a month, paralyzing the transportation of vital goods. The food price has gone up by 28 per cent and water supplies have been cut in towns.
18 Dec 2017 description
A group of leading NGOs expresses grave concern about the plight of civilians and calls on the parties to the conflict to fulfill their obligations under international humanitarian law.
08 Dec 2017 description
report Oxfam
Oxfam hails positive move but says: "Even if we could move all 5,000 people overnight, reception facilities on the islands will still be over-capacity, unsafe and unsanitary."
25 Nov 2017 description
report Oxfam
Eight million people will be without running water within days as fuel runs out due to the blockade, joining almost 16 million people who already cannot get clean piped water, warns Oxfam.
22 Nov 2017 description
The Greek government, with the support of EU member states, should act now to end Greece’s “containment policy,” 20 human rights and aid groups said.
02 Nov 2017 description
report Oxfam
Otherwise a vital high-level initiative to “stabilize” the region, beginning at a summit meeting in N’Djamena on Nov 2-4, will not succeed – and may even make the situation worse, Oxfam said.
02 Nov 2017 description
report Oxfam
Between 2008 and 2016, people in low- and lower-middle income countries were around five times more likely to be displaced by sudden-onset extreme weather disasters.
23 Oct 2017 description
19 human rights and humanitarian aid organizations called upon the Greek government to put an end to the ongoing “containment policy” confining asylum seekers to the Aegean islands.
16 Oct 2017 description
report Oxfam
In the Lake Region of Chad, there are only 10 doctors currently working and the international community has only funded $40m of a $121m humanitarian appeal.
01 Sep 2017 description
report Oxfam
Nearly 1 million people have been forced to flee their homes due to a vicious conflict, yet this latest disaster has so far attracted little international aid or attention, Oxfam said.
08 Aug 2017 description
report Oxfam
Rape, torture and slave labour are among the daily realities in Libya for people fleeing war, persecution and poverty, according to a new report.
21 Jul 2017 description
report Oxfam
It is feared that the total number of people infected could eventually rise to over 600,000, making it one of the largest outbreaks since records began in 1949, says Oxfam.
04 Jul 2017 description
report Oxfam
Food shortages are compounded by anxiety around August elections, which may politicize the crisis, a lack of access to water and high levels of severe acute malnutrition among under-fives.
03 Jul 2017 description
report Oxfam
Hundreds of thousands are living in camps without adequate water access or waste management. Typhoid, cholera, malaria and hepatitis E tend to become more widespread in the rainy season.
19 Jun 2017 description
report Oxfam
This report identifies the impact of European migration policies on family unity and calls on the governments of EU member states to protect the right to family life of refugees.
10 Jun 2017 description
report Trócaire, Oxfam
Since the conflict reignited in 2011 in Kachin State, over 100,000 people remain living in IDP camps. Violence against women is heavily present in their past and current lives.
08 Jun 2017 description
report Oxfam
Oxfam is calling for a massive aid effort and an immediate ceasefire to allow health and aid workers to tackle the outbreak.