Date: Jul 2013

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Oxfam reaction to the UN's peacekeeping mission announcement on the enforcement of a security zone in DRC

In reaction to the UN's peacekeeping mission (MONUSCO's) announcement on the enforcement of a security zone and call for disarmament in Goma and Sake, Oxfam's humanitarian programme coordinator...

As charitable expenditure rises to a record level, Oxfam issues an urgent call for public support

Global need for support continues as Oxfam spend reaches record levels, helping 13.5 million people in 54 countries and responding to 27 humanitarian emergencies ...

Oxfam calls for innovative new ideas in toilet challenge

Oxfam calls for innovative new ideas in toilet challenge

Oxfam is challenging designers, manufacturers and inventors to develop new, innovative ideas for toilets that can be used in emergency situations and save lives in disasters across the world. The...

Oxfam reaction to OECD action plan on tax for G20 finance ministers meeting

In response to the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) releasing its  action plan on Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (BEPS), at  the...

Arms campaigners respond to Committee on Arms Export Controls report

The UK government must urgently explain why it is issuing licences for the sale of lethal weapons to repressive regimes including those on its own list of countries of human rights concern, Control...

Oxfam reaction to 22 children dead from poison school meal in India

Oxfam India demands a full investigation and improvements to the government's free school meal scheme following Tuesday's deaths of 22 children by food poisoning.  ...

Oxfam reaction to the latest UN figures on the Syria Crisis

Claire Seaward, of Oxfam said: "One hundred thousand deaths is a horrific milestone in a conflict that has reached a staggering scale with eight million Syrians desperately...

Oxfam's response to Joseph Rowntree's findings that the way Universal Credit is implemented will mean many families could lose out

In response to Joseph Rowntree's findings on Universal Credit, Oxfam's Chris Johnes said," Oxfam is concerned that the way Universal Credit will be implemented will mean many families...

Oxfam response to 70 retailers agreeing on Bangladesh garment factory inspections

In response to 70 retailers agreeing on Bangladesh garment factory inspections Oxfam's Selina Shelley said," Oxfam welcomes the news that 70 retailers have a...

Oxfam Emergency Challenge

Oxfam launches Emergency Challenge

Unique team fundraising event offering firsthand experience of how Oxfam responds to disasters worldwide Recruitment is now open for Oxfam's innovative new fundraising event, Emergency...

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