Lucy Brinicombe

Senior Press Officer

Lucy Brinicombe leads Oxfam's media work for climate change and food, including food security and food prices. She can be contacted for UK and international media enquiries on these subjects.She is also the main contact for Oxfam's work in Latin America. Lucy has a background in newspaper journalism, working for both regional and national titles.

Direct line: +44 (0)1865 472192
Mobile: +44 (0)7786 110054

Email: lbrinicombe@oxfam.org.uk

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Food price spikes will get worse as extreme weather caused by climate change devastates food production - Oxfam

New research shows that the full impact of climate change on future food prices is being underestimated, according to international agency Oxfam. Oxfam's new report, Extreme Weather, Extreme...

Tens of thousands at risk of cholera in Haiti after Tropical Storm Isaac

International aid agency Oxfam is warning that tens of thousands of people are at risk of cholera in the aftermath of tropical storm Isaac, which battered the Caribbean Island yesterday. ...

Haiti dodges eye of storm but camp dwellers still at risk from flooding and cholera

Thousands of people living in refugee camps in Haiti remain at risk from flooding and disease, according to international aid agency Oxfam, despite the Caribbean island appearing to have avoided...

REACTION: Food and Agriculture Organisation’s Rio +20 report

In response to the FAO's report "Towards The Future We Want: End Hunger And Make The Transition to Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems", which argues that eradicating hunger should...

G8 food security alliance answers question hungry people have not asked

International agency Oxfam warned that today's announcement of the "New Alliance to Increase Food and Nutrition Security" focuses too heavily on the role of the private sector to tackle...

Oxfam response to FAO Food Price Index released today

Oxfam's food policy adviser Thierry Kesteloot said: "Despite the seemingly perfect combination of record harvests, supply exceeding demand and replenished world food stocks, food...

Oxfam welcomes independent process to address community grievances in Uganda land dispute

Oxfam has welcomed the announcement of an independent process to resolve complaints from communities who were evicted from their land without compensation to make way for two forestry plantations...

UK company must address safety concerns of Uganda land grab community

Oxfam is launching a campaign calling for the New Forests Company to respond to concerns that have been raised for the safety of people who were evicted to make way for the British company's...

Investigation into Uganda “land grab” must be genuinely independent and transparent

Oxfam concern that company continues to dismiss people's allegations of abuse   Oxfam welcomes the World Bank's (1) call that UK-based New Forests Company (NFC) must open up to...

Investigation into the eviction of more than 20,000 Ugandans must ensure justice for affected people

Oxfam welcomes the announcement by the British company The New Forests Company (NFC) that it will investigate the eviction of more than 20,000 people in Uganda to make way for its forestry plantations...