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Aid agencies call on Barclays to scrap plans to cut Somali financial lifeline (UPDATE)

Update on Barclays' decision to close Somalia money transfer accounts Oxfam reaction to Barclays'...

Oxfam calls for innovative new ideas in toilet challenge

Oxfam calls for innovative new ideas in toilet challenge

Oxfam is challenging designers, manufacturers and inventors to develop new, innovative ideas for toilets that can be used in emergency situations and save lives in disasters across the world. The...

Oxfam response to 70 retailers agreeing on Bangladesh garment factory inspections

In response to 70 retailers agreeing on Bangladesh garment factory inspections Oxfam's Selina Shelley said," Oxfam welcomes the news that 70 retailers have a...

Oxfam Emergency Challenge

Oxfam launches Emergency Challenge

Unique team fundraising event offering firsthand experience of how Oxfam responds to disasters worldwide Recruitment is now open for Oxfam's innovative new fundraising event, Emergency...

Oxfam strengthens its relief operations following floods in India

NEW DELHI, JUNE 27. Buoyed by fresh hopes of a let-up in rains which has been hampering relief work in Uttarakhand, Oxfam strengthened its operations in Uttarakhand by providing food and blankets...

Oxfam response to G8 decision on Syria

Oxfam's humanitarian campaign manager Camilla Jelbart Mosse said:   "Leaders at this G8 Summit have shown some unity by pledging their commitment to finding a political...

Presidents Obama and Putin must deliver on Syria at the G8

Sending more arms will only increase the bloodshed, says Oxfam US President Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin must throw all their political weight into making the Geneva peace...

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 EU failure to extend arms embargo on Syria beyond August

EU Foreign Ministers failed last night to extend the EU arms embargo on Syria as it stands. They decided, however, not to lift it before August 1st and set a number of conditions.  ...

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...

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