Subject: aid

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Reaction to International Development Committee report on aid to Afghanistan:

"The UK government is showing admirable international leadership through sustaining its level of aid to Afghanistan, one of the world's poorest countries. Because of international aid a...

Put an end to risky malaria scheme, warns Oxfam

Affordable Medicines Facility for malaria is a dangerous distraction from effective public health measures. A scheme designed as a "silver bullet" to fight malaria could actually...

World Bank must advance universal health coverage

110 global civil society groups sign letter to president Jim Kim Tokyo  - Civil society groups representing 40 countries will meet with World Bank president...

Oxfam reaction: IMF and World Bank opening remarks

Responding to the IMF and World Bank opening remarks in Tokyo, Oxfam spokesperson Elizabeth Stuart said: IMF - Christine Lagarde Courageous and cooperative action:  ...

Hunger crisis threatens to derail Yemen's development and stability, aid agencies warn

Humanitarian response still severely under-funded despite billions promised The hunger crisis in Yemen, which affects almost one out of every two Yemeni citizens, and is putting nearly one million children...

PM an 'example to other leaders' on aid - Oxfam

Responding to the Prime Minister's pledge that Britain will keep its aid promises and his call for other countries to do the same Barbara Stocking Oxfam Chief Executive, said:  "David...

Oxfam India's CEO Nisha Agrawal

Oxfam Marks 60 years of working in India

Oxfam India's CEO Nisha Agrawal is here in the UK this week to mark 60 years of Oxfam working in India, responding to emergencies and helping to pull millions of people out of poverty.  ...

New sites for South Sudan refugee camps must be found, as Blue Nile conflict enters second year

Refugees survived "year of hell" - now at risk of disease Camps sheltering more than 100,000 Sudanese refugees in South Sudan's Maban county are ticking timebombs, on the brink...

New UK aid for Yemen - Oxfam reaction

Reacting to the Department for International Development (DFID) announcement that it will be allocating £196 million to Yemen over the next three years, Colette Fearon, Oxfam's Country Director...

Oxfam prepares for possible impact of Tropical Storm Isaac - due to hit Haiti on Friday

Oxfam teams in Haiti are working to prepare communities to help avoid damage from Tropical Storm Isaac, which is expected to hit the country today (Friday 24 August), and are also preparing contingency...

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