Jonaid Jilani

Press Officer

Jonaid Jilani works as a press officer for the Oxfam media unit and works with Ethnic media in the UK.
Before joining Oxfam in 2009, Jonaid worked for Muslim Aid as a Communications Manager. He also has a background in film and video production and has worked extensively with ethnic TV channels in the UK.

Direct line: +44 (0) 18 65 472193
Mobile: +44 (0) 7810 181514

Email: jjilani@oxfam.org.uk

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Oxfam gears up its aid effort to help people affected by fighting in Iraq

Over 1.2 million people have been displaced as a result of fighting in Central and Northern Iraq and an estimated 1.5 million people are now in need of humanitarian assistance. Many have fled their...

Oxfam's response to Government figures showing a further increase in the number of people living on low incomes

Responding to Government figures showing a further increase in the number of people living on low incomes, Mark Goldring, Oxfam Chief Executive, said: ...

Oxfam's defends campaigning on UK food poverty

Ben Phillips, Oxfam Campaigns and Policy Director, said: "Oxfam is a resolutely non-party political organisation - we have a duty to draw attention to the hardship suffered by poor people we...

Big rise in UK food poverty sees 20m meals given out in last year

Food banks and food aid charities gave more than 20 million meals last year to people in the UK who could not afford to feed themselves - a 54 per cent increase on the previous 12 months, according...

Almost 2 million of the poorest households pushed deeper into poverty by welfare cuts

Some 1.75 million households in Great Britain have seen their incomes cut in the last three years as a result of welfare reform,  a report by Oxfam and the New Policy Institute (NPI) reveals. ...

Christmas period of reflection for Filipinos rebuilding their lives after Haiyan

Across the Philippines, Christmas celebrations are uncharacteristically subdued this year as people reflect on the devastation wrought by typhoon Haiyan and of the long task ahead to rebuild their...

Oxfam says that more needs to be done to help prepare people for disasters, as it marks its fortieth year of working in Pakistan

Oxfam is calling for more investment to go into preparing people for floods and other disasters in Pakistan as it marks its 40th year of working in the country this week. Since 2010, floods...

Oxfam's response to George Osborne's Autumn Statement

In response to George Osborne's Autumn Statement today, Oxfam's UK Poverty Programme Director Chris Johnes,  said:  "It is good news for some that the...

Oxfam's response to Department of Work and Pensions figures showing a rise in benefit sanctions

Oxfam's Director of UK Poverty Programme, Chris Johnes said: "Tougher rules on benefit sanctions have hit more people, leaving many without food and other necessities.  ...

Oxfam and TransferWise to help British Indians escape £35m in bank fees this Diwali

Britain's Indian community lose an estimated £35m in banking fees when they send money home at Diwali*, Oxfam warned today.   As Diwali, the Festival of Light, draws...