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Oxfam calls on President-elect Biden to revoke Houthi terrorist designation in Yemen and end arms sales
Crucial actions on first day of presidency will help maintain humanitarian assistance and reduce flow of weapons for war in Yemen, the world’s largest humanitarian crisis.
Here’s what Oxfam is doing to help people survive coronavirus and its economic impact.
In a year marked by disruption and change, you kept us going.
COVID-19 brings a new crisis for hungry people. Here’s how Oxfam and partners are responding to the rising number of families facing food insecurity around the world.
For families on the margins, climate change and the coronavirus are translating into hunger and malnutrition.
Animals produce milk, fertilizer, and take on labor duties, giving families a pathway to resiliency.