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Yemen: Millions knowingly pushed to the brink of famine

Fighters in the Yemen war and their international backers are wilfully pushing the country to the brink of famine, Oxfam warned today, ahead of the two year anniversary of the escalation of the war....

REACTION: Forbes billionaires list

Commenting on the 2017 Forbes billionaires list, which revealed a record 233 new billionaires, Oxfam's Head of Inequality Policy Max Lawson said: ...

EU-Turkey deal makes seeking refuge in Europe “mission impossible” for most vulnerable

The EU-Turkey deal has turned Greece into a testing ground for European Union policies that are eroding the rights of refugees and asylum seekers, and expose people to risk and abuse, the International...

UK poverty stats show highest numbers for last 20 years - Oxfam reaction

The government's Households Below Average Incomes (HBAI) statistics, published today, reveal that 14 million people were living in poverty in the UK in 2015/16*. This is the highest figure since...

Yemen hunger increase: action needed to get food ‘to port and through to plate’

Today's UN announcement that levels of hunger have increased by 20 percent in Yemen since June 2016, demands a massive humanitarian response that parties to the country's...

LuxLeaks whistleblowers verdict - Oxfam reaction

Responding to the verdict in the retrial of the LuxLeaks whistleblowers, Max Lawson, Oxfam's Inequality Policy Lead said: ...

No escape for Syrians seeking safety six years after first protests

Six years since the demonstrations that triggered the descent into a brutal civil war, millions of Syrians are bearing the brunt of increasingly restrictive policies around the world and inside Syria...

Donate with Apple Pay Comes to UK Charities

22 UK charities today announce their supporters can donate with Apple Pay. ...

Reaction to MPs rejecting amendment on councils and child refugees

In response to MPs rejecting an amendment requiring councils to regularly report on spare capacity to resettle child refugees, Josephine Liebl, Oxfam's Humanitarian Policy Adviser, said: ...

Oxfam Online Shop launches Gender Pay Gap Sale

Oxfam's Online Shop is discounting selected items of clothing by 23 percent - representing the global gap between men and women's pay - to mark International Women's Day, which takes...

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