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Still no real progress one year after landmark UN refugees pledge

One year on from the historic United Nations summit for refugees and migrants, the international community has failed to make meaningful progress towards meeting the goals of the New York Declaration...

Oxfam providing clean water and hygiene kits to survivors of Sierra Leone mud slide

Oxfam is providing clean water and hygiene kits to survivors of yesterday's mud slide on the outskirts of Freetown, Sierra Leone. ...

Oxfam comment on NAO report

Commenting on today's National Audit Office report Managing the Official Development Assistance target, Oxfam's head of UK policy, Richard Pyle said: ...

Oxfam reaction to Robert Halfon comments on overseas aid

Reacting to Robert Halfon's suggestion that the aid budget could be cut in order to pay for the lifting of the public sector pay cap, Richard Pyle, Oxfam Head of UK Policy, said: ...

Oxfam reaction to £75 million package to tackle migration crisis

Commenting on Prime Minister Theresa May's announcement of a £75 million funding package to help tackle the migration crisis, Oxfam's Humanitarian Policy Advisor Josephine Liebl said: ...

South Sudan: famine pushed back but more people hungry than ever before

Commenting on the results of Integrated Food Security Phase Classification (IPC) update released today by the government, UN agencies and NGOs which finds the two counties of Leer and Mayendit moving...

JOINT STATEMENT: Leading UK aid organisations welcome the reappointment of Priti Patel as Secretary of State for International Development

A joint statement from the UK's leading aid organisations* said: "We welcome the reappointment of Priti Patel as Secretary of State for International Development to deliver...

JOINT STATEMENT: Leading UK aid organisations react to political parties 0.7% commitment to aid

A joint statement from the leading UK aid organisations* said: ...

Yemen needs both aid and peace to avert famine

More money is urgently needed to ease the humanitarian suffering in Yemen but aid alone is no substitute for reviving efforts to bring about peace, Oxfam said today as ministers will gather in Geneva...

Reaction: Oxfam calls for greater G7 support for Syria peace talks

Responding to the G7 foreign ministers meeting in Lucca, Italy, Elisa Bacciotti, Oxfam's Campaigns Director, said:  ...

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