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Reaction to the UN Secretary General's report in advance of the World Humanitarian Summit

On the publication of the UN Secretary General's, Ban Ki-Moon, report in advance of the World Humanitarian Summit, Oxfam GB's Humanitarian Director, Jane Cocking, said: ...

MPs call to suspend arms sale to Saudi Arabia: Government cannot turn a blind eye says Oxfam

Reacting to the International Development Committee's letter to the Government regarding the Yemen crisis, and recognising the dire humanitarian and security situation for the people...

A woman holds her daughter during an air raid. Oxfam is calling on rich countries to give their fair share of aid and refugee places.

Rich countries continue to fail Syrians

Despite the catastrophic scale of suffering and the numbers of people fleeing the conflict, rich countries have given barely half the aid money needed to help people in Syria and surrounding countries...

Reaction to UK announcement to take more unaccompanied child refugees

In response to the  UK government announcement to take more unaccompanied child refugees from Syria and other conflict zones, Kathleen Spencer Chapman of Oxfam said. ...

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...

Oxfam reaction to the Ethiopian government announcement on drought

In response to the Ethiopian government's announcement that 10.2 million people need humanitarian assistance (in addition to 7.9 million who are already set to receive aid) and the country requires...

Response to PM comments Bulgaria refugee controls

In response to David Cameron's comments on Bulgaria's border crossing Maya Mailer Oxfam's Head of Humanitarian Policy said: "Refugees who have crossed the Bulgaria border...

Celebrities join Oxfam for hashtag eyes on Paris campaign

Naomie Harris, Simon Pegg, and Jamie Oliver have all shared an eyes-only selfie on social media to tell world leaders they have their #eyesonParis for action on climate change. ...

Six months on from Nepal earthquake delays in policy and fuel crisis holding up recovery efforts

Relief for the eight million people affected by the huge Nepal earthquake six months ago is still being disrupted by delays in reinstating the government's National Reconstruction Agency (NRA),...

Former Chelsea Striker to raise funds for Oxfams work with people fleeing violence in Africa

The former Cameroon international Samuel Eto'o will host a fundraising event at London's Claridge's Hotel to raise money for people escaping violence in Nigeria and Cameroon. The Yellow...

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