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New Director role at Oxfam GB demonstrates fighting for women's rights is crucial to ending poverty

Oxfam GB has appointed Laurie Adams as Women's Rights Director. This newly created role arises out of Oxfam's commitment to empowering women in poverty, which is central to reducing suffering...

World not delivering on Gaza reconstruction promises

The international community must urgently change its approach to Gaza and deliver on promises of reconstruction, a coalition of 46 aid agencies says today. Six months since donors at the Cairo Conference...

Almost ten years after the G8 Summit, world must take big steps forward to make poverty history

Too many countries are set to break their promises to make poverty history, Oxfam said today. Stagnating aid budgets show that many of the world's richest countries have failed to uphold their...

Prices rocket as Oxfam warns of a major food and fuel crisis in Yemen: Oxfam gives cash to 4,000 families affected by the war

Food has doubled in price and fuel has quadrupled in some areas as basic commodities run dangerously low in Yemen, warns Oxfam. Wheat which was selling last week for around US$0.50 per kilogramme...

Oxfam calls for an immediate ceasefire in Yemen

A week of heavy airstrikes across much of Yemen, where more than 60 per cent of the population are already reliant on aid, will result in food and fuel shortages and hasten Yemen's descent into...

Kuwait Donor Conference: Wealthy nations must stop failing Syrians

Wealthy donor countries meeting on Tuesday 31 March in Kuwait must dig deeper into their pockets with pledge commitments than they did last year - failure to do so will have a devastating effect...

Oxfam response to Aid Bill passing House of Lords

In response to news that Peers have approved the Bill to guarantee 0.7% of the UK's national income to overseas aid, Oxfam's Head of UK Policy and Campaigns Nick Bryer said: ...

President Johnson Sirleaf and Oxfam call for $60m Liberia school upgrade

Opportunity to leave Liberia's children with a post-Ebola legacy Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf and international agency Oxfam today called on donors...

Oxfam response to the release of the latest Integrated Phase Classification (IPC) on South Sudan

In response to the release of the latest Integrated Phase Classification (IPC), or food security analysis, on South Sudan, Oxfam's South Sudan Country Director, Zlatko Gegic, said:  ...

Yemen is on the brink of humanitarian disaster with millions of lives at risk

More than half of Yemen's population needs aid and a humanitarian crisis of extreme proportions is at risk of unfolding in the country if instability continues, Oxfam warns today. ...

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