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Amid threats of pandemic, severe hunger, fighting, and floods, Oxfam and partners continue to assist South Sudanese.
Oxfam is building on its work over the past year to help the poorest and most at-risk people survive a second wave of coronavirus.
Oxfam providing support to families in Iraq who have been twice displaced
The effects of conflict, COVID-19, and climate change have intensified the global hunger crisis. Here are some of the world's hunger hotspots and the families experiencing extreme hunger.
When the COVID-19 crisis began last year, many expats ran back to their home countries, leaving local aid providers taking all the risks at the front lines. Despite this, the voices of local actors are still not afforded enough respect.
A heat wave across Oregon, Washington, and Idaho is revealing the inequities of climate change. Americans are tired of bankrolling the chaos. Will Congress listen and end fossil fuel subsidies?