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Oxfam statement re. appointment of Justine Greening as new Secretary of State for International Development

Welcoming the appointment of Justine Greening as the new Secretary of State for International Development, Oxfam Chief Executive, Barbara Stocking said: "Justine Greening takes charge of the...

Oxfam reaction to Glencore Director saying the US drought is good for business

Jodie Thorpe, spokesperson for Oxfam's Food Justice GROW Campaign said: "Unguarded comments from one of Glencore's top brass give us a rare glimpse into the little-known...

Oxfam reaction to today's FAO food price index figures - up 6% from June

Background: Today's FAO Food Price Index is up 6% from June. The index is now around the same peak as the 2008 crisis that provoked food riots in many countries, although still below its historic...

Sales of parts for weapons must be as tightly regulated as sale of weapons themselves, says Oxfam

New treaty must avoid leaving 'dangerous loophole' The prospective new international Arms Trade Treaty must regulate the sale of parts and components being used to maintain or manufacture...

More than 440,000 people in dire need of emergency humanitarian assistance after being displaced from Khyber Agency in northwest Pakistan

Pakistan Humanitarian Forum and National Humanitarian Network Joint Press Release A recent influx of 63,000 displaced families -bringing the total to almost half a million people - into the...

OXFAM REACTION: Jim Yong Kim selected President of the World Bank Group

International agency Oxfam welcomed the selection of Jim Yong Kim as World Bank president, but said the sham appointment process had damaged the institution.    Oxfam's...

Oxfam welcomes increase in aid to West Africa crisis

In response to UK Government's increase in aid to drought hit West Africa, Oxfam said: "An increase in aid from the UK government is welcome news for the 13 million people affected...

Thousands of lives and millions of pounds lost due to late response to food crisis in East Africa

Lessons learnt can help prevent future disasters and save lives Thousands of needless deaths occurred and millions of extra pounds were spent because the international community failed...

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