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War, violence, and persecution have now forcibly displaced more than 70 million people worldwide—an all-time high. Here are the #FactsNotFears about refugees.
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One month after Cyclone Kenneth devastated towns in northern Mozambique, many are still in need of basics, such as clean water and sanitation.
In the second major storm to hit Mozambique in the last two months, farmers report lost crops and hunger. Oxfam is expanding its cyclone response to help them.
Oxfam plans to respond after Cyclone Fani leaves a path of destruction in the Indian state of Odisha
Oxfam is assessing humanitarian needs and helping communities in the wake of Cyclone Fani, the most severe storm to hit the Indian subcontinent in two decades.
Oxfam delivers LifeSaver water treatment cubes to community suffering without aid for weeks after devastating storm.