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Response to the launch of the Humanitarian Response Plan by the Malawi government

In response to the launch of the Humanitarian Response Plan by the Malawi government, Oxfam in Malawi's Country Director, John Makina said: "Whilst Oxfam welcomes the government's...

REACTION Still much unfinished business on Paris Climate Change Agreement

Today more than 160 countries sign the Paris Climate Agreement at the United Nations in New York. At this first step towards putting the agreement into practice, Oxfam calls on governments to continue...

Public pressure pushes food and drink giants to improve their ethical and environmental policies

Now the companies must put them into action, says Oxfam The world's biggest food and drink companies have made significant new commitments to improve their ethical and environmental...

Weather and war to put humanitarian system under unprecedented strain in 2016

The effects of a super El Niño are set to put the world's humanitarian system under an unprecedented level of strain in 2016 as it already struggles to cope with the fallout from conflicts in...

Typhoon Melor hits the Philippines: Oxfam ready to respond

More than 700,000 people have been evacuated from their homes in central Philippines as Typhoon Melor crosses the country with winds of up to 220 kilometers per hour, bringing with it threats of...

Climate deal offers a frayed life-line for the world's poorest people, Oxfam warns

The Paris climate deal has brought the world's powers together but is set to short-change the poorest and most vulnerable people as they struggle with the burgeoning reality of rising sea-levels,...

Oxfam reaction to UK government coal subsidies announcement

In response to the UK government's announcement of £80 million in new subsidies for coal power plants, Kiri Hanks, Oxfam's Energy Policy Adviser said: ...

Hours before the release of a new draft of the COP21 agreement, signs look grim

Oxfam Australia's Executive Director  Helen Szoke said: "We're very concerned over the direction the talks have seemingly taken, as it looks like countries are appearing to settle...

Finance issues in the scramble for a new negotiating text as deadline looms at Paris COP

Oxfam Australia's Executive Director Helen Szoke said: "Developing countries are at risk of being squeezed out of critical negotiations as the pace of talks intensifies. The small delegations...

Ministers meeting in Paris have 24 hours to assemble finance package and avoid 3ºC deal

Time is running out for ministers meeting in Paris to boost adaptation funding levels by 2020 and agree to set new improved finance targets for both adaptation and emissions reductions from when...

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