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Somalia’s food crisis to worsen in coming months: Oxfam

9 Oct 2012 by Oxfam Australia Media

Somalia is on the brink of a serious and prolonged humanitarian crisis due to critical shortages in water and food that are likely to get worse, according to a new report by international aid agency Oxfam.

Philippines floods: Oxfam warns of disease outbreak as hygiene conditions worsen at shelters

22 Dec 2011 by Oxfam

International aid agency Oxfam today warned that a disease outbreak is “waiting to happen” unless authorities quickly manage the shortage of water supply and address sanitation needs.