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Oxfam reaction to Amazon tax ruling

Commenting on the European Commission's ruling today that online retailer Amazon received €250m (£221m) in illegal state aid from Luxembourg, Oxfam's Head of Inequality Ana Arendar said: ...

Credit: Steve Ashley / Oxfam

Media advisory: Oxfam's 75th anniversary

Oxfam thanks supporters for generosity to world's poorest over past 75 years On Thursday Oxfam marks 75 years since its founding on 5 October 1942 by a small group concerned about civilians...

Hundreds of thousands of Rohingyas without shelter & clean water in flooded camps in Bangladesh

More than 70 per cent of the nearly 480,000 Rohingya refugees who have fled to Bangladesh are without adequate shelter and half have no safe drinking water, Oxfam warned today. ...

Mexico earthquake: Oxfam sends assessment teams to two of the worst hit areas

Oxfam is sending humanitarian experts to Morelos and Puebla, two of the areas worst affected by Tuesday's 7.1 earthquake that struck central Mexico. ...

Media advisory: Oxfam spokespeople on impact of Hurricane Maria in the Dominican Republic

Spokespeople available in English, French and Spanish. ...

Double standards and dodgy arms deals threaten UK global standing

UK's seeming refusal to find an end to Yemen's suffering makes mockery of Government's promises says Oxfam ...

Hurricane Irma: Haiti and Dominican Republic face clean up following floods up to a metre high

Hurricane Irma caused widespread damage overnight in the Dominican Republic and Haiti. Oxfam is assessing the needs of the most vulnerable people in the heaviest-hit areas, mainly in the north of...

Oxfam ready to respond to Hurricane Irma

Oxfam and partner organisations in the Dominican Republic, Haiti and Cuba are ready to respond to the impact of Hurricane Irma and help people who are likely to be hardest-hit ...

Credit: John Wessels / Oxfam

Congo's Cinderella crisis: horrific suffering overlooked in largest displacement crisis of 2017

Oxfam chief back from fact finding mission to DRC where 1.5m are on brink of famine ...

'The road smelled of dead bodies' - People fleeing Tal Afar tell of death in the desert

Traumatised women and children fleeing the Tal Afar district have told Oxfam how people died walking for days through the desert in 50C heat to reach safety. ...

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