14 Feb 2014 by Oxfam Australia Media
A mass evacuation has been ordered following the eruption of Mount Kelud on the main island of Java, Indonesia. Oxfam is currently working closely with partners on the ground to assess the situation and is preparing for the distribution of thousands of face-masks to protect people from harmful smoke and ash.
12 Feb 2014 by Oxfam Australia Media
Violence in Central African Republic has raised grave new fears of a market collapse which would exacerbate the current food crisis, international aid organisations warned today.
7 Feb 2014 by Oxfam Australia Media
Thanks to the generosity of the Australian public, Oxfam has helped almost 550,000 people hit hard by Typhoon Haiyan but, three months on from the devastating storm, there is still much more to be done.
14 Jan 2014 by Oxfam Australia Media
Oxfam has sent an emergency response team to Tonga today and is gearing up its aid efforts following reports of utter destruction left by Cyclone Ian to the northern islands of Ha’apai.
28 Dec 2013 by Oxfam Australia Media
As the violence and insecurity spreads in South Sudan the needs of innocent people caught up in it, including more than 100,000 people who have fled their homes, are escalating day by day.
19 Dec 2013 by Oxfam Australia Media
As temperatures plunge in the Middle East, Oxfam is providing a vital lifeline to Syrian and Palestinian refugees to help them survive against the bitter cold.
7 Dec 2013 by Oxfam Australia Media
One month after super typhoon Haiyan tore through the Philippines, a new Oxfam report released today finds that a rapid response and generous international assistance has helped millions of people, but the relief and recovery effort has a long way to go – with many, especially in rural and hard to reach areas, still in need of emergency aid.
Time running out to help rice farmers in areas of the Philippines devastated by Typhoon Haiyan, Oxfam warns
21 Nov 2013 by Oxfam Australia Media
Millions of people in the Philippines will go hungry in the coming months if rice farmers don’t receive urgent assistance after Typhoon Haiyan wiped out a third of the countries rice growing areas, Oxfam warned today.
16 Nov 2013 by Oxfam Australia Media
Aid agency working closely with local partners and community leaders in unprecedented operation International aid agency Oxfam is working to help 100,000 people in desperate need of water, basic sanitation and shelter in the areas worst hit by Typhoon Haiyan. Oxfam Australia Chief Executive Dr Helen Szoke, said families were desperate for basic essentials like […]
14 Nov 2013 by Oxfam Australia Media
The Australian Government’s $20 million funding increase for the Typhoon response – bringing its overall contribution to $30 million – is a welcome and much needed injection into the massive relief effort under way in the Philippines, Oxfam Australia said today. Oxfam Australia Chief Executive Helen Szoke, speaking from Cebu, said the $30 million from […]