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People fleeing Mosul offensive need genuinely safe escape routes

Commenting on news reports this weekend that Iraqi security forces are asking people to leave the Old City of Mosul as a new offensive has been launched, Oxfam's Country Director in Iraq, Andres...

REACTION: G7 consensus crumbles at the expense of the world's poorest people

Commenting on the G7 summit communiqué, Oxfam said leaders had failed to address the key challenges facing the world's poorest people. ...

As world faces unprecedented famine threat G7 should pay up and push for peace

G7 leaders meeting in Taormina, Sicily, on 26-7 May should take the lead in fighting famine and immediately fund nearly half ($2.9 billion) of the UN's urgent appeal to avoid catastrophic hunger...

REACTION to Sainsbury's launch of Fairly Traded pilot project

In response to Sainsbury's launch of Fairly Traded pilot project for some of its tea, Oxfam's Ethical Trade Manager Rachel Wilshaw said: "Sainsbury's...

REACTION New director of World Health Organization must act to end health inequalities

Oxfam congratulated Dr Tedros on his appointment as new Director-General of the World Health Organization today and warned that determined leadership was needed to tackle health inequalities around...

Oxfam reaction to party manifestos on UK inequality

Commenting on the party manifestos, Sally Copley, Oxfam Head of UK Campaigns and Policy, said: ...

JOINT STATEMENT: Leading UK aid organisations react to political parties 0.7% commitment to aid

A joint statement from the leading UK aid organisations* said: ...

Yemen: Swift injection of funds is needed after capital hit by surge of new cholera cases

A growing cholera crisis in Yemen that has already killed more than 120 people with 11,000 suspected cases could deteriorate rapidly unless donor governments immediately send aid they pledged last...

Celebrity mums get dressed by the kids for Oxfam

Celebrity mums have today kicked off Oxfam's family-oriented fundraiser Dressed By The Kids, taking place on 16 June, to support the charity's lifesaving work around the world. ...

Reaction: More than 1,000 migrants killed or missing in the Mediterranean so far this year

More than 1,000 people have been reported dead or missing while trying to cross the Mediterranean so far this year, according to figures published today by two UN agencies. In response, Oxfam International's...

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