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Oxfam response to Justine Greening announcing new aid package to Somalia

In response to Justine Greening announcing £50m in aid to Somalia, Oxfam's Head of Policy, Max Lawson, said: "While we welcome the UK government's support to Somalia, there is...

Oxfam response to UNHCR announcement of 2 million Syrian refugees

Oxfam's Syria Response Campaign Manager, Claire Seaward, based in Jordan, said:  "We are appalled that this landmark has been reached today. "Enough is enough. A...

Oxfam reaction to UN panel report on post 2015 development goals

Reacting to the publication of the report by the UN High Level Post-15 Panel, Katy Wright, Oxfam Senior policy adviser, said: "We're pleased the PM is pushing the world to sign up...

Oxfam reaction to Jim Kim's speech on Universal Health Coverage

In response to today's keynote speech by Dr Jim Yong Kim, President of the World Bank, at the World Health Assembly in Geneva, Oxfam's Senior Health Policy Advisor Dr Mohga Kamal Yanni, said: ...

Oxfam response to Justine Greening's announcement that the UK will stop giving direct aid to South Africa in 2015

In response to the announcement today from International Development Secretary Justine Greening that the UK will stop giving direct aid to South Africa in 2015, Oxfam's head of Development Finance...

Oxfam reaction to opening statements at Spring Meetings, Washington

Responding to the opening statements of Christine Lagarde and Jim Kim at the Spring meetings, Emma Seery, Oxfam spokesperson, said:    "We...

Oxfam reaction to fall in poverty revealed by Global Monitoring report

Responding to the fall in poverty revealed by the Global Monitoring Report, Emma Seery, Oxfam spokesperson, said:   "The...

World Bank vision should include concrete action on inequality - Oxfam

The World Bank and International Monetary Fund need to ditch the 'trickle down' economics of the past and lead the fight against inequality if they are serious...

Oxfam response to the International Development Committee report on UK Aid to Pakistan

In response to the International Development Committee report on UK Aid to Pakistan which was launched today, Oxfam's Shaheen Chughtai said: "Pakistani authorities should work much...

40 per cent drop in climate change adaptation funding should prompt action - Oxfam

New evidence of a 40 per cent drop in funding to help poor countries adapt to climate change should prompt renewed action at the Ministerial Meeting on Mobilising Climate Finance in Washington and...

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