Date: Jun 2013

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Oxfam strengthens its relief operations following floods in India

NEW DELHI, JUNE 27. Buoyed by fresh hopes of a let-up in rains which has been hampering relief work in Uttarakhand, Oxfam strengthened its operations in Uttarakhand by providing food and blankets...

Oxfam response to Joseph Rowntree Foundation research showing living standards are being eroded for millions

Joseph Rowntree's annual Minimum Income Standards report published today shows quite how far living standards for people on low incomes have fallen. The inflation rate for essential goods and...

Oxfam response to today's Spending Review

In response to today's Comprehensive Spending Review Ben Phillips, Oxfam's Director of Campaigns, said: "The Chancellor's decision to put a cap on overall social...

Oxfam response to President Obama's climate change action plan announcement

In response to The President of the United State's climate plan announcement taking place today Tracy Carty, Oxfam's Climate Change Advisor said; "The promises outlined in...

Primal Scream, The xx, Editors and Syrian musicians share music for Oxfam’s Love Syria campaign

Primal Scream, The xx, Editors, Bombay Bicycle Club and more have shared their ultimate playlists with Oxfam to help raise awareness of the massive humanitarian crisis currently affecting Syrian...

Oxfam response to G8 decision on Syria

Oxfam's humanitarian campaign manager Camilla Jelbart Mosse said:   "Leaders at this G8 Summit have shown some unity by pledging their commitment to finding a political...

Presidents Obama and Putin must deliver on Syria at the G8

Sending more arms will only increase the bloodshed, says Oxfam US President Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin must throw all their political weight into making the Geneva peace...

Oxfam is asking people to love Syria this summer

On the eve of the Isle of Wight festival, Oxfam is launching its 'Love Syria' festival campaign.  Over the summer the charity will be asking people to show their love for the people...

G8 implicated in land grabs risk - campaigners call for action at next week's summit

Since 2000, companies in G8 countries have acquired land in developing countries more than the size of the whole of Ireland [1]. This is enough to feed 96 million people - the total populations of...

Oxfam response to government figures that reveal nearly a million more people were in poverty in the UK in 2011/12

The government's Households Below Average Incomes (HBAI) statistics, released today reveal that nearly a million more people were living in poverty in the UK in 2011/12. Half a million more working-age...

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