Date: Dec 2012

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Show Africa’s potential not just its problems, says Oxfam

Charity strikes optimistic tone with bold new advertising approach for festive season Campaign to re-engage UK public with fight to stop 230m going hungry in sub Saharan Africa ...

Aid agencies call for measures to mitigate harm to civilians in any military response in Mali

A military offensive in northern Mali could have serious humanitarian consequences and requires serious safeguards to be put in place warned a coalition of 10 aid agencies today. As the United Nations...

Millions left at the mercy of militias and armed forces across eastern Congo, Oxfam warns

Agency warns of risk of war on top of the daily violence and abuse people already face ...

Christmas trading could be a slow burner for charity shops, says Oxfam

Despite a slow start, new research from Oxfam says that the number of people considering buying their Christmas gifts from a charity shop is up by over a third compared to those that did last year. ...

Oxfam and partners begin Philippines emergency response

Oxfam and its humanitarian partners in the Philippines, the Humanitarian Response Consortium, have begun an emergency response targeting communities hardest-hit by Typhoon Bopha on the southern island...

Survey shows vast majority of Haitian quake survivors living in camps are unable to leave

Oxfam calls for urgent action to prevent eviction of thousands from camps ...

Treasured UK landmarks "Sold" in global rush for land

The White Cliffs of Dover, the Angel of the North, Glastonbury Tor and Brighton beach are among the treasured British landmarks that were "sold" this morning, as Oxfam brought the need...

Typhoon Bopha moves west of the Philippines - impact less severe than expected

Despite being tagged as a super typhoon, the damages and destruction caused by typhoon Bopha was not as severe compared to last year's tropical storm Washi which affected similar areas,...

Oxfam responds to Chancellor's Autumn Statement

Responding to the Chancellor's Autumn Statement, Chris Johnes, Oxfam's Director of UK poverty, said: "Despite the Chancellor's tough rhetoric on tax avoiders, it is...

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