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This World Humanitarian Day, Nigerian actress Bimbo Akintola reflects on her experiences visiting a settlement for internally displaced people in Nigeria and the remarkable people, both survivors and aid workers, she met there. Nigerian actress Bimbo Akintola recently visited Borno State with Oxfam. August 19 is World Humanitarian Day. On this special day, I would […]
Oxfam is providing clean water and hygiene kits to survivors of Monday’s mudslide on the outskirts of Freetown, Sierra Leone.
The war in South Sudan opens old wounds for a mother and daughter scarred by a childhood accident.
Yemen’s man-made catastrophe is forcing people to make stark live or die choices.
Eye-witness description of the humanitarian situation in Somaliland, and Oxfam’s response
The updated Muslim travel ban has a list of family members who are-and are not-allowed to visit the US