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OXFAM REACTION: Jim Yong Kim selected President of the World Bank Group

International agency Oxfam welcomed the selection of Jim Yong Kim as World Bank president, but said the sham appointment process had damaged the institution.    Oxfam's...

Award winning photographer Alejandro Chaskielberg’s night photographs at London’s OXO Tower Wharf

Kenyan villagers caught in moonlight are the subject of a new exhibition, free to the public, by Sony's 2011 World Photographer of the year, Alejandro Chaskielberg, In this new collection...

First global aid cut in 14 years will cost lives

Hundreds of thousands of poor people will go without life-saving medicines and many more children will miss out on school because of the first cuts in global aid since 1997, Oxfam warned today as...

Oxfam response to Lords report on aid: reneging on promises would hurt millions

Responding to a report by the House of Lords Economic Affairs Committee questioning the Government's aid target, Max Lawson, Oxfam Head of Policy, said: "Reneging on our aid promises...

Niger communities say they will run out of food before next harvest, joint study shows

Seven leading aid agencies call on donors to act now to prevent humanitarian disaster The study was conducted by the Assessment Capacities Project (ACAPS) and the...

Oxfam welcomes increase in aid to West Africa crisis

In response to UK Government's increase in aid to drought hit West Africa, Oxfam said: "An increase in aid from the UK government is welcome news for the 13 million people affected...

Hunger in Yemen escalates - Oxfam calls for urgent action

Yemen is at the crossroads of humanitarian catastrophe international aid agency Oxfam said today in reaction to new figures from the World Food Programme, which showed a radical increase in the number...

Drought could become a catastrophe for 13 million if action not taken in West and Central Africa, Oxfam warns

Agency launches £23m emergency appeal to help over 1 million of the most vulnerable Some 13 million people are at severe risk from a food crisis which is set to escalate into a full scale...

New Somalia fighting forces thousands of civilians to flee

New military escalation in Somalia risks harming civilians and undermining efforts to recover from famine, Oxfam said, as the AU military force (AMISOM) and the Transitional Federal Government (TFG)...

Millions of Pakistanis struggle to survive as floods crisis continues

Islamabad: Six months after floods devastated Sindh and parts of Balochistan province, millions of Pakistanis still need help to survive, international and national aid agencies warned today. The...

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