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Two months after millions are affected by floods, many are still living in temporary shelters.
Why digital cash is the future of emergency aid
Numbers tell only part of the story. Behind the statistics lies the anguish of parents struggling to keep their families alive.
This week Oxfam is getting in on the food truck action, but hungry lunch-goers are in for a surprise when they go to place an order. Oxfam won’t be serving any food.
There is a surge of cholera cases as Yemen reels from conflict and lack of medical facilities. Oxfam has reached 920,000 with clean water and sanitation, but Yemen needs more support and funds to assist millions suffering from fighting.
Oxfam is providing life-saving assistance to thousands of people who have been displaced by violence.