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For the first time in more than a decade, the United Nations reported a sharp increase in…

November 1, 2018

Oxfam today called for urgent action to prevent millions of people being hit by famine in South…

May 29, 2018

Months after marking four years of devastating war, South Sudan has reached another critical point: more South…

March 7, 2018

Climate change, conflict and the failure of governments to tackle them have left more than 800 million…

October 16, 2017

For the first time in more than a decade, the United Nations reported a sharp increase in…

September 19, 2017

The Declaration, first adopted last September, reaffirmed the responsibility of all nations to refugees, and laid out…

September 18, 2017

In response to the announcement by the UNHCR that one million South Sudanese refugees are now in…

August 17, 2017

In response to the new IPC figures that show that famine has been pushed back in the two counties…

June 22, 2017

Millions of people have been displaced from their homes in South Sudan. They are facing hunger and…

June 19, 2017

Deadly famine is already affecting 100,000 people in parts of South Sudan and threatens to extend to…

May 24, 2017

TORONTO, CNW – Unifor is proud to partner with Oxfam Canada to help provide famine relief in…

May 11, 2017

Nyal, South Sudan was previously a quiet town known for its mango and palm trees. Two years…

March 24, 2017

For every eligible donation made by individual Canadians to registered Canadian charities between March 17th and June…

March 24, 2017

The world stands on the brink of an unprecedented four famines in 2017 due to a catastrophic…

February 24, 2017

Twenty seven humanitarian agencies working in South Sudan have warned that unless substantial funds are immediately provided…

February 23, 2017

Emma Jane Drew, Humanitarian Program Manager in South Sudan says: “This is a man-made tragedy, and we are…

February 21, 2017

Blog contribution by Coco McCabe World Humanitarian Day honors the aid workers who are helping millions of…

August 19, 2016

South Sudan faces a spiralling humanitarian crisis as the recent surge in fighting prevents aid agencies from…

July 28, 2016

Juba – Oxfam’s Country Director in South Sudan, Zlatko Gegic, said: “With caution but  great hope, Oxfam…

July 12, 2016

Five years after the birth of South Sudan, Oxfam warned today that without commitment from all signatories…

July 7, 2016

Last week, Canadians came together to celebrate their country’s 149th birthday. This week, South Sudan marks 5…

July 7, 2016

By Julie Lafrenière, Women’s Rights Specialist at Oxfam Canada.  In South Sudan, domestic violence is widespread and…

December 3, 2015

By Stella MadeteOxfam in South Sudan Monica has not been home in Malakal for almost two years.…

October 23, 2015

Juba, South Sudan – In response to the latest Integrated Phase Classification (IPC), or food security analysis…

October 23, 2015

Juba, SOUTH SUDAN – The signing of the peace agreement by President Salva Kiir Mayardit is a…

August 26, 2015

An end to the fighting would go a long way toward solving the challenges so many families…

July 24, 2015

Instead of celebrating its 4th anniversary, South Sudan is standing on an unprecedented humanitarian crisis. In the…

July 9, 2015

“This cholera outbreak is a wake-up call for the government and the aid world to redouble efforts…

July 6, 2015

Written by: Stella Madete, Oxfam Novib (Netherlands), Information Officer, SomaliaEliza is a chef and mother of four.…

June 20, 2015

Responding to the latest Integrated Phase Classification (IPC) or food analysis report for South Sudan, Oxfam South…

May 27, 2015

In response to the statement by the UN Humanitarian Coordinator in South Sudan, Mr. Toby Lanzer, regarding…

May 19, 2015

South Sudan's parliament has unanimously passed a bill that would severely limit the NGO sector in the…

May 14, 2015

Make It Happen: Stories From south sudan Rebecca’s story “Getting an education is my number one priority”…

March 5, 2015

Make It Happen: Stories From south sudanMary's story“The first thing I share on the radio is the…

March 5, 2015

Make It Happen: Stories From south sudanStella's story“I hope that I don’t continue writing about war and…

March 5, 2015

South Sudanese refugees in EthiopiaBy Ann Witteveen In the last six months two new towns have emerged in…

February 5, 2015

South Sudan: Millions at risk from hunger as conflict threatens to escalate A year after the fighting…

December 15, 2014

 OTTAWA/MISSISSAUGA, ON (October 6, 2014) – A group of leading aid agencies warned today that parts of…

October 6, 2014

On World Humanitarian Day Pieter Struijf, Oxfam’s Program Manager for Jonglei, writes about the challenges of delivering…

August 19, 2014

Sixty days ago, both parties to the conflict made a promise to their people that they would…

August 10, 2014

A group of seven major humanitarian aid organizations condemns the recent killings and attacks on South Sudanese…

August 8, 2014

“We will be staring into the abyss and fail to avert a famine if funds do not…

July 9, 2014

by Aimee Brown Today marks South Sudan’s third year of independence. But in the past seven months,…

July 9, 2014

On the 3rd anniversary of South Sudan’s independence, Oxfam has warned that appeals to fund the aid…

July 9, 2014

In response to the Letter from African Leaders to Salva Kiir and Riek Machar, Oxfam International’s Executive…

June 9, 2014

As rains cut off humanitarian access and increase risk of the spread of disease, increased donor funding…

May 20, 2014

Welcoming UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon's visit to South Sudan, Oxfam's Country Director Cecilia Millan said:     "South…

May 6, 2014

The safety of seven million people in South Sudan is rapidly deteriorating. Oxfam says the Government of…

April 22, 2014

In reaction to the suspension of South Sudan mediation talks in Addis Ababa, Oxfam’s Acting Country Director…

April 2, 2014

The escalating violence that has gripped Darfur in recent weeks has forced over 100,000 civilians to flee…

March 19, 2014

Juba – Today Oxfam withdraws four aid workers who have been trapped by fighting in Malakal while…

February 24, 2014

“We call upon all parties to the conflict to allow unimpeded humanitarian access, and to ensure the…

January 27, 2014

While yesterday’s ceasefire is a sign of political progress, efforts to support the more than 50,000 South…

January 24, 2014

Reacting to news of this afternoon's ceasefire agreement between The Government of South Sudan and Riek Machar's…

January 23, 2014

After decades of war, southern Sudan is being built up almost from scratch. More than half of…

January 10, 2011
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