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NGOs and faith groups to Obama & Putin: Hope is crumbling on your watch, save Syria’s ceasefire

More than 80 NGOs and faith groups have written an open letter to US President Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin: ...

Oxfam and CARE join calls for increased involvement of local agencies in humanitarian crises

Oxfam and CARE have joined 21 other INGOs and over 120 national and local organisations to call for a reorientation of the humanitarian system towards local agencies, by signing the Charter for Change. ...

'Immoral, illegal and incoherent' - UK manufactured arms in Yemen

Government ministers from the Foreign Office, Department for Business, Innovation & Skills and the Department for International Development will give evidence to the Arms Export Controls Committee...

$2 billion gap in UN appeal to help 60 million people hit by El Nino

The international community should plug a $2 billion funding gap for countries hit by El Nino-related drought and storms. These have left a staggering 60 million people around the world facing crop...

Return of South Sudan opposition leader should speed up formation of unity government and deliver real peace, says Oxfam

In response to the return of South Sudan's opposition leader Riek Machar to Juba, Oxfam's Country Director in South Sudan, Zlatko Gegic, said: ...

REACTION Still much unfinished business on Paris Climate Change Agreement

Today more than 160 countries sign the Paris Climate Agreement at the United Nations in New York. At this first step towards putting the agreement into practice, Oxfam calls on governments to continue...

Kunchi Sumar, 55, lost her daughter and her home in the earthquake. She has been receiving counselling and other support through one of the women's centres Oxfam set up.

Nepal one year on, most vulnerable people risk exclusion from earthquake recovery

Some of the poorest and most vulnerable people in Nepal are being excluded from the reconstruction process a year after the earthquake that killed 8,700 people, said Oxfam in a new report published...

Ballet star calls for more protection of refugee children and announces artistic project with Oxfam

St Petersburg Ballet Theatre's new version of Carmen at London Coliseum to highlight plight of refugees in Europe ...

Public pressure pushes food and drink giants to improve their ethical and environmental policies

Now the companies must put them into action, says Oxfam The world's biggest food and drink companies have made significant new commitments to improve their ethical and environmental...

Aid being sent to Ecuador after earthquake

International agency, Oxfam is sending a shipment of aid tomorrow (20 April 2016) to help survivors of the 7.8 earthquake that struck Ecuador on Saturday night. ...

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