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Oxfam and partners mounting a humanitarian response to help people affected by cyclone in Malawi and Mozambique

More than 80 people including women and children have been killed in Mozambique, Malawi and Madagascar, and millions more urgently need clean water, shelter and food following Cyclone Freddy – the longest and strongest tropical storm on record in the Southern hemisphere – which has damaged thousands of homes, roads, and telecommunication infrastructures. Oxfam and […]

Oxfam welcomes Australian Government’s additional humanitarian assistance to Turkiye and Syria

Oxfam has welcomed the Federal Government’s announcement of additional funding of $8 million dollars to Australia’s response to the devastating earthquakes in Turkiye and Syria. The announcement by Minister for Foreign Affairs, Penny Wong, and Minister for International Development and the Pacific, Pat Conroy, brings the total commitment so far to $18 million. Together with […]

Oxfam and partners mount earthquake response in Turkiye and Syria amidst devastating loss of life and destruction of property

Oxfam and its partner organisations in Turkiye and Syria are assessing the fastest, most appropriate humanitarian efforts to help affected people in the aftermath of Monday’s devastating earthquake – the biggest in Turkiye since 1938. An Oxfam staff member in Turkiye, who is also an experienced mountaineer, has travelled to support an official search-and-rescue mission […]

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