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Actor Gael García Bernal meets Syrian refugees in Jordan with Oxfam

Star calls on international community to find an urgent solution to the crisis Oxfam Global Ambassador and Hollywood actor Gael García Bernal has taken time out from filming...

Fundraising gala performance for Oxfam of the Young Vic’s smash hit A Season in the Congo

A benefit performance of the Young Vic's sold-out show A Season in the Congo goes on sale today to raise vital funds for the people of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). ...

Syrian refugee crisis stretching aid effort to its limits say aid agencies

80 per cent of refugees living outside camps in tented settlements or high-cost rented accommodation Many Syrian refugees living outside camps across countries in the region are losing out...

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 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 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...

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.  ...

EU foreign ministers must bite the bullet and extend the arms embargo on Syria, says Oxfam

Transfer of weapons to Syria likely to spell further disaster for civilians caught in the crossfire, and fuel deadly arms race EU Foreign Ministers meeting on Monday (May...

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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