Subject: livelihoods

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Typhoon Haiyan - One Year On and 1 million people still living in dangerous conditions as typhoon season hits

One year after Haiyan struck the Philippines nearly 1 million people made homeless are still living in makeshift shelters and are dangerously exposed to future typhoons, said international aid agency...

Money pledged at Gaza donor conference could take decades to reach people

The bulk of money pledged at the global donor conference to rebuild Gaza will languish in bank accounts for decades before it reaches people unless long-standing Israeli restrictions on imports are...

Oxfam flies out aid experts to Iraq

International agency Oxfam today flew out a seven strong team of experts to Iraq to set up an aid programme to help thousands of people forced to flee their homes in recent days. The team will be...

World’s biggest food and drink companies are improving their policies in developing countries following public pressure

The top 10 food and drink companies in the world have improved their social and environmental policies due to public pressure over the past year, Oxfam reveals today. ...

Oxfam to launch new drive to fight poverty and lift lives for good

Oxfam is embarking on an ambitious new drive to tackle the root causes of poverty in 2014, with an even greater focus on programmes that will help lift the lives of even more people. ...

Time running out to help rice farmers in areas of the Philippines devastated by typhoon Haiyan

Millions of people in the Philippines will go hungry in the coming months if rice farmers don't receive urgent assistance after typhoon Haiyan wiped out a third of the countries rice growing...

Aid agencies call on Barclays to scrap plans to cut Somali financial lifeline (UPDATE)

Update on Barclays' decision to close Somalia money transfer accounts Oxfam reaction to Barclays'...

It’s power and politics, stupid

Oxfam calls for radical change in way world deals with ever increasing numbers of people at risk of calamity   Governments and aid agencies have to tackle the politics and power...

Oxfam reaction to Mondelez announcement that they will take steps to address inequality facing women in their cocoa supply chains

In response to Mondelez's announcement today that they will take steps to address inequality facing women in their cocoa supply chains following pressure from consumers as part of international...

Oxfam response to the World Bank's statement to build capacity and safeguards related to land rights

In response to the World Bank's statement to build capacity and safeguards related to land rights, Oxfam's land grab campaign lead Hannah Stoddart said: "The World Bank's...

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