Three civilians killed every day in Yemen despite Stockholm agreements: Oxfam Australia

THREE civilians are being killed every day in Yemen – that is one person every eight hours – despite agreements reached between the internationally recognised government and the Houthis at talks in Sweden just over three months ago.

UNICEF supports families across parts of Africa are facing devastation brought by Cyclone Idai

RIGHT now, families in Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe are facing widespread destruction brought by Cyclone Idai. With the UN warning the cyclone emergency is getting bigger by the hour, UNICEF and other aid agencies are moving quickly to respond.

Oxfam Australia CEO Helen Szoke announces retirement

ONE of Australia’s most powerful advocates for foreign aid, international development, human rights and equality, Dr Helen Szoke, is retiring, Oxfam Australia’s Board Chair Dennis Goldner announced today.

A coalition of refugee and humanitarian organisations rejects Government’s medical panel proposal

A Government proposal to address the medical crisis engulfing critically ill refugees detained offshore has been firmly rejected as window dressing on the existing unconscionable process which has seen 12 people die in offshore detention in the past five years. A coalition of refugee and humanitarian organisations has confirmed its support for a crossbench, Greens and ALP-supported Urgent Medical Treatment...