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Cyclone leaves destruction and homelessness in India but many lives saved by quick action

Oxfam India will provide water, sanitation and shelter to 6,000 people affected by Cyclone Phailin. The storm, one of the country's biggest natural disasters in years, left India on Sunday leaving...

Oxfam gears up its aid effort to help people affected by Pakistan earthquake

More than 9,000 people are being helped by International agency Oxfam through its partners with safe water, following the earthquake. This is being provided through water tankers and repairing the...

Oxfam response to Nick Clegg announcing £100m of aid to Syria

In response to Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg's commitment at the UN General Assembly to give an extra £100m of humanitarian aid to Syria, Oxfam's Chief Executive Mark Goldring said:  ...

Top donor countries failing ordinary Syrians affected by the conflict

New analysis shows France, Qatar, Russia are all giving less than half of their fair share Research carried out by international aid agency Oxfam reveals that many donor countries are failing...

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 welcomes UK humanitarian aid to Syria

Oxfam said G20 leaders need to dig deep and generously fund the humanitarian aid effort in Syria and neighbouring countries: Oxfam spokesperson, Emma Seery said "We commend the UK's...

Break-through at St Petersburg summit needed to give hope of a better future for millions of Syrians

Leaders must set their differences aside and kick-start urgent political negotiations for Syria. World leaders attending the G20 summit must seize this opportunity and make real progress...

Oxfam response to UNHCR announcement of 2 million Syrian refugees

Oxfam's Syria Response Campaign Manager, Claire Seaward, based in Jordan, said:  "We are appalled that this landmark has been reached today. "Enough is enough. A...

Refugees from Syria struggling for survival as years of conflict take their toll

Research in Lebanon shows many families fled Syria because they feared for their lives, yet their safety and security remain under threat - with the majority feeling vulnerable in and outside the...

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...

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