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Equivalent of a quarter of Australia’s population at risk of famine in Yemen

The equivalent of more than a quarter of Australia’s population is on the brink of starvation in Yemen after a year of devastating conflict, Oxfam said today. The scarcity of food caused by the fighting compounded by a looming financial crisis, risks pushing millions into famine. Oxfam Australia Humanitarian Advocacy Lead Nicole Bieske said the […]

Fijians band together as Oxfam targets hot spots

Oxfam has ramped up its emergency response and is assisting more than 2,250 families from communities in desperate need of access to a safe water supply and toilets, following Tropical Cyclone Winston’s arrival in Fiji. Cyclone Winston left at least 43 people dead, whole communities destroyed, and 300 schools damaged or wiped out. More than 53,000 […]

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