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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.  ...

REACTION Prime Ministers pledge to confront inequality is welcome

Commenting on the Prime Minister's speech to Conservative Party conference today, Oxfam GB chief executive Mark Goldring said: "Oxfam welcomes the Prime Minister's pledge to confront...

Closing gap between haves and have-nots is companies' business - poll

The British public overwhelmingly believes business has a responsibility to act to reduce inequality and put an end to corporate tax dodging, according to a YouGov poll commissioned by Oxfam and...

Murder and eviction: the global land rush enters new more violent phase

Millions of people face being displaced from their homes as new data shows land sales covering an area the size of Germany are now under contract, warns Oxfam. ...

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