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Oxfam reaction to UK government coal subsidies announcement

In response to the UK government's announcement of £80 million in new subsidies for coal power plants, Kiri Hanks, Oxfam's Energy Policy Adviser said: ...

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...

Oxfam welcomes Osborne tax credit move

Responding to the Chancellor's decision to abandon proposed changes to tax credits, Rachael Orr, Oxfam Head of UK Poverty, said: ...

Delays in cutting emissions set to cost developing countries hundreds of billions of dollars more

Developing countries' economies face bring crushed by climate change adaptation costs of almost $800 billion more or twice that in economic losses every year by 2050 if pledges to cut emissions...

Oxfam verdict on Valletta migration summit

In response to the Valletta summit, Oxfam said: ...

Former Chelsea Striker to raise funds for Oxfams work with people fleeing violence in Africa

The former Cameroon international Samuel Eto'o will host a fundraising event at London's Claridge's Hotel to raise money for people escaping violence in Nigeria and Cameroon. The Yellow...

UK to take more Syrian refugees - Oxfam reaction

Oxfam's Chief Executive Mark Goldring said: "This is a welcome indication that the government is willing to do more to help some of the millions of increasingly desperate Syrians...

Nepal should grab opportunity to rebuild stronger, says Oxfam

The international community must support the Nepalese government to grasp a golden opportunity to rebuild the country and make it more resilient to future disasters, Oxfam and local organisations...

Three-pronged attack on poverty needed to make this year a historic turning point for development - Oxfam

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Gaza crisis spiralling out of control

The crisis in Gaza is fast spiralling out of control with water supplies critically low and a public health crisis imminent, Oxfam warned today. The collapse of the latest brief ceasefire announcement...

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