Subject: aid

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Radical shift needed to tackle hunger in the Sahel

  In a new report published today, international agency Oxfam says that the aid community needs to fundamentally change the way it deals with food crises in the region and help communities...

Syria’s urban refugees in Jordan falling through the aid safety net, warn British aid agencies

As thousands of Syrians continue to flee conflict every day, seeking safety in neighbouring countries, British aid agencies who are responding to the refugee crisis warn that the refugees risk being...

Oxfam response to the International Development Committee report on UK Aid to Pakistan

In response to the International Development Committee report on UK Aid to Pakistan which was launched today, Oxfam's Shaheen Chughtai said: "Pakistani authorities should work much...

40 per cent drop in climate change adaptation funding should prompt action - Oxfam

New evidence of a 40 per cent drop in funding to help poor countries adapt to climate change should prompt renewed action at the Ministerial Meeting on Mobilising Climate Finance in Washington and...

Donor aid plummeting, despite UK commitments

Oxfam is warning that international aid to poorer countries has become the latest victim of the financial crisis, which could leave hundreds of thousands of people without life-saving food and medicines. ...

Approaching summer and Syrian refugee influx add to Jordan’s water worries

Jordan's water supply system, already under severe strain, is being stretched to the limit by the large influx of refugees fleeing conflict in Syria, warn two of the British aid agencies who...

Oxfam Budget Reaction on Overseas Aid and UK Poverty

In response to today's Budget and the announcement that the UK will reach 0.7% on overseas aid Ben Phillips, Oxfam's Director of Campaigns, said:  "This decision to...

North Mali: alarming humanitarian situation following months of hardship

A serious food security crisis is developing in the Gao region of northern Mali due to a shortage of cereals on the market, rocketing food prices and restricted access, warned international aid agency...

Survivors still struggle to recover six months after Pakistan floods

Families need help to rebuild lives in long and invisible crisis, warn agencies ...

Oxfam statement on the Prime Minister's aid comments

Responding to the PM's comments on aid and the military, Oxfam's head of policy Max Lawson said: "Millions of people up and down the country who support the fantastic stance the Government...

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