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Donor aid plummeting, despite UK commitments

Oxfam is warning that international aid to poorer countries has become the latest victim of the financial crisis, which could leave hundreds of thousands of people without life-saving food and medicines. ...

Approaching summer and Syrian refugee influx add to Jordan’s water worries

Jordan's water supply system, already under severe strain, is being stretched to the limit by the large influx of refugees fleeing conflict in Syria, warn two of the British aid agencies who...

Oxfam Budget Reaction on Overseas Aid and UK Poverty

In response to today's Budget and the announcement that the UK will reach 0.7% on overseas aid Ben Phillips, Oxfam's Director of Campaigns, said:  "This decision to...

Oxfam statement on the Prime Minister's aid comments

Responding to the PM's comments on aid and the military, Oxfam's head of policy Max Lawson said: "Millions of people up and down the country who support the fantastic stance the Government...

Compromise on the EU budget will put millions of people’s lives on the line

Ahead of the European Council meeting tomorrow in Brussels, Oxfam is warning that the compromise that EU leaders are set to reach on the EU long term budget this week will put millions of people...

Oxfam: nearly 7 million lives at risk because they aren’t getting life-saving drugs

Bill Nighy says UK aid is crucial to help prevent people dying for as little as 23 pence a day On the eve of World Aids Day, aid agency Oxfam is warning that the lives of almost 7 million...

EU aid for poorest will bear brunt of budget squeeze

The European Union should think again over changes to its proposed budget which could squeeze help for the poorest people on the planet but protect planned spending increases elsewhere, Oxfam said...

Oxfam reaction to the Global Fund's announcement on affordable medicines facility for malaria

In response to the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria's proposed changes to the Affordable Medicines Facility for malaria (AMFm), announced at its annual board meeting in...

Oxfam reaction to DfID aid to India announcement

In response to International Development Secretary Justine Greening's announcement today on aid to India, Oxfam's Director of Campaigns & Policy, Phil Bloomer, said: "We're...

Reaction to International Development Committee report on aid to Afghanistan:

"The UK government is showing admirable international leadership through sustaining its level of aid to Afghanistan, one of the world's poorest countries. Because of international aid a...

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