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Population three quarters the size of UK in need of aid across Middle East

More than 47 million people are in need of humanitarian aid in the Middle East at the close of 2016, equivalent to three quarters of the UK population, Oxfam said today. ...

Less than 3 per cent of 5 million Syrian refugees resettled in rich countries

Less than three per cent of nearly five million refugees living in Syria's neighbouring states have been resettled in rich countries according to a report published today by Oxfam. The UK has...

Zara tax dodging report - OXFAM reaction

Zara scandal shows tax dodging still in fashion, says Oxfam A report published today by the Greens/European Free Alliance reveals that Inditex, owners of the global fashion retailer Zara,...

Oxfam quote on DfID aid reviews

In response to the Multilateral Aid Review and Bilateral Aid Review published today by the Department for International Development, Oxfam GB's Chief Executive, Mark Goldring, said: ...

Oxfam reaction: New OECD tax data

New OECD tax data reveals governments are taxing poor and letting rich off the hook, says Oxfam Responding to the publication of two new tax reports by the Organisation for Economic Cooperation...

Oxfam quote on East Aleppo

Andy Baker, Oxfam's Syria Crisis Response manager, said: ...

‘We just came from the dead’ – families describe their escape from Mosul as the number fleeing triples

Families are suffering appalling injuries and traumas to escape the fighting in Mosul as the number fleeing more than triples in the space of a week. Oxfam and other humanitarian agencies are working...

REACTION Consultation to phase out UK coal power plants an important step

Commenting on the UK government announcement of consultation to phase out UK coal power plants, Matthew Spencer, Director of Campaigns, Policy and Influencing at Oxfam said: ...

Only a fifth of money to help countries fight climate change going to the poorest countries

Only a fifth of the money to help countries fight climate change is going to the poorest countries according to a new Oxfam report released today ahead of the United Nations climate change conference...

Haiti:cholera and food shortages threaten Hurricane Matthew survivors

Oxfam warned today that the death toll in Haiti may rise as survivors face cholera outbreaks and food shortages in the wake of Hurricane Matthew.  ...

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