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Oxfam response to Justine Greening announcing new aid package to Somalia

In response to Justine Greening announcing £50m in aid to Somalia, Oxfam's Head of Policy, Max Lawson, said: "While we welcome the UK government's support to Somalia, there is...

Oxfam response to UNHCR announcement of 2 million Syrian refugees

Oxfam's Syria Response Campaign Manager, Claire Seaward, based in Jordan, said:  "We are appalled that this landmark has been reached today. "Enough is enough. A...

Refugees from Syria struggling for survival as years of conflict take their toll

Research in Lebanon shows many families fled Syria because they feared for their lives, yet their safety and security remain under threat - with the majority feeling vulnerable in and outside the...

Oxfam's response to UN Syria appeal

International agency Oxfam urged governments to fund generously the UN's appeal for the Syrian crisis both for work within Syria and for work in neighbouring countries sheltering refugees.  ...

Oxfam reaction to UN panel report on post 2015 development goals

Reacting to the publication of the report by the UN High Level Post-15 Panel, Katy Wright, Oxfam Senior policy adviser, said: "We're pleased the PM is pushing the world to sign up...

Make Poverty History, and G8 promises - was it all really worth it?

Executive summary In 2005, the largest ever anti-poverty movement came together here in the UK, under the banner of the Make Poverty History campaign. The campaign called for...

It’s power and politics, stupid

Oxfam calls for radical change in way world deals with ever increasing numbers of people at risk of calamity   Governments and aid agencies have to tackle the politics and power...

Rising debt and falling aid force poor countries to cut spending on health and farmers

Poor countries are cutting back spending on agriculture and health due to the global economic crisis, according to a new report launched today. Despite poor countries' efforts to overcome...

Mali needs reforms and smart aid to stop its slide and help “win the peace”

International donors must help Mali to rebuild its ability to govern itself and stop its slide into economic ruin if it is to "win the peace" following the French-led military intervention,...

Oxfam response to Justine Greening's announcement that the UK will stop giving direct aid to South Africa in 2015

In response to the announcement today from International Development Secretary Justine Greening that the UK will stop giving direct aid to South Africa in 2015, Oxfam's head of Development Finance...

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