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Date: Jan 2016

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Children fill a bucket at a high school in Port Loko District, Sierra Leone. Funds pledged to the Ebola crisis have proved difficult to trace.

International community fails West Africa as pledged Ebola funds prove hard to trace

Global leaders are failing to honour their promises to communities devastated by Ebola in West Africa, with $5.8 billion of pledged recovery funds proving almost impossible to track, Oxfam warned...

Millions at risk as Ethiopia suffers worst drought in a generation

People in parts of Ethiopia are walking for two days to get water for their families and animals as the country suffers its worst drought in thirty years. ...

EU anti-tax dodging plan fails to close loopholes

Commenting on the EU's announcement today of an Anti Tax Avoidance Package of policy measures to clamp down on tax dodging, Nick Bryer, Oxfam's head of inequality campaign, said: ...

Reaction to UK announcement to take more unaccompanied child refugees

In response to the  UK government announcement to take more unaccompanied child refugees from Syria and other conflict zones, Kathleen Spencer Chapman of Oxfam said. ...

Reaction to UN announcement of worsening hunger in Yemen

In response to the UN's Food and Agriculture Organisation's statement that more than 14 million people in Yemen are food insecure and in need of urgent livelihood support, Oxfam's regional...

Oxfam reaction to PACAC report on charity fundraising

Responding to the Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Select Committee report on charity fundraising, Karen Brown, Oxfam Chair of Trustees, said: "As trustees, we take our...

Ministry of Sound DJs create incredible dance mixes using vinyl from Oxfam - listen now

Three Ministry of Sound DJs, presenters and super-cool tastemakers completed a poverty-busting challenge last week. With a budget of £20 each, Goldierocks, Mike Wooller and Arielle Free selected...

62 people own same as half world – Oxfam

Pre-Davos report shows how 1% now own more than rest of us combined ...

Ministry of Sound DJs take part in vinyl shopping challenge

Three Ministry of Sound DJs and radio presenters completed a cost-conscious and super-cool challenge this week. Armed with a budget of just £20 each, they shopped for vinyl in Oxfam shops. The tunes...

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