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Author Mark Haddon sits with a Syrian mother and her 16-month old daughter at Zaatari refugee camp in Jordan. Oxfam is calling on rich countries to resettle their fair share of refugees.

Leading authors raise £1m for Syria and call on rich countries to do their fair share

On the eve of a major conference on Syria in London, a host of bestselling authors are celebrating the success of Waterstones' Buy Books for Syria campaign which has today hit its target of raising...

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...

Children fill a bucket at a high school in Port Loko District, Sierra Leone. Funds pledged to the Ebola crisis have proved difficult to trace.

International community fails West Africa as pledged Ebola funds prove hard to trace

Global leaders are failing to honour their promises to communities devastated by Ebola in West Africa, with $5.8 billion of pledged recovery funds proving almost impossible to track, Oxfam warned...

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...

Joint letter to David Cameron on tax avoidance and British Overseas Territories

A public letter to Prime Minister David Cameron calling on him to honour his commitment to tackle the abuse of anonymous companies ahead of his meeting with the leaders of Overseas Territories. ...

UK needs to lead in Paris to achieve ambitious climate change agreement

David Cameron needs to be prepared to expend political capital at the climate talks in Paris to secure a deal that will save the world's poorest people from climate change chaos. ...

EU should stand up to companies that dodge tax and Member States that help them

Oxfam welcomes today's ruling by the European Commission that Fiat and Starbucks received unfair state aid from Luxembourg and the Netherlands in the form of 'comfort letters' providing...

Online auction of Glastonbury Festival experiences to raise money for refugees

Motivated by the need to help refugees in desperate situations, Glastonbury Festival is offering unique Glastonbury Festival and Worthy Farm experiences in an online auction to raise money for Oxfam's...

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