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Oxfam gears up its aid effort to help people affected by fighting in Iraq

Over 1.2 million people have been displaced as a result of fighting in Central and Northern Iraq and an estimated 1.5 million people are now in need of humanitarian assistance. Many have fled their...

Gaza crisis spiralling out of control

The crisis in Gaza is fast spiralling out of control with water supplies critically low and a public health crisis imminent, Oxfam warned today. The collapse of the latest brief ceasefire announcement...

Oxfam: People in Gaza trapped with nowhere safe to escape

Oxfam delivers water to families sheltering from the violence More than 120,000 people have now fled their homes but have nowhere safe to go. With exit...

As another typhoon hits Philippines Oxfam warns there are not enough evacuation centres to keep people safe

Tacloban City, Leyte - International agency Oxfam said today as another typhoon hits the Philippines there are insufficient evacuation centres available to keep people safe.  ...

Women won’t be paid as much as men for another 75 years - Oxfam urges G20 to act

Women won't be paid as much as men for another 75 years according to a report released by Oxfam International today, which urges G20 leaders to tackle gender inequality...

Keira Knightley travels to South Sudan with Oxfam and witnesses trauma "unbearable to comprehend"

Today, on the third anniversary of South Sudan's independence, British actress Keira Knightley is calling on the public to support Oxfam's appeal for South Sudan after witnessing 'firsthand'...

Aid effort to avert South Sudan famine in jeopardy - Aid agencies face closure of projects as money fails to arrive

A group of seven major international aid agencies said they face a shortfall of $89m/£52m just when the South Sudan humanitarian crisis edges closer to the risk of famine. Speaking out on the 3rd...

Oxfam's response to the UN's review of funds needed for Syria

In response to the UN's review of funds needed for Syria and the regional refugee crisis today, Andy Baker, who leads Oxfam's response to the crisis in Syria and Iraq, said: ...

Responding to Michael Moore MP's announcement that he would introduce a private member's bill to enshrine the UK's aid promise in law,

Responding to Michael Moore MP's announcement that he would introduce a private member's bill to enshrine the UK's aid promise in law, Kathleen Spencer Chapman, Oxfam senior policy adviser,...

Oxfam's response to IMF report on tax dodging

Responding to today's IMF report Spillovers in international corporate taxation, Nicolas Mombrial, Head of Oxfam's Washington Office, said: ...

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