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Oxfam calls for an immediate ceasefire in Yemen

A week of heavy airstrikes across much of Yemen, where more than 60 per cent of the population are already reliant on aid, will result in food and fuel shortages and hasten Yemen's descent into...

Kuwait Donor Conference: Wealthy nations must stop failing Syrians

Wealthy donor countries meeting on Tuesday 31 March in Kuwait must dig deeper into their pockets with pledge commitments than they did last year - failure to do so will have a devastating effect...

Oxfam response to Aid Bill passing House of Lords

In response to news that Peers have approved the Bill to guarantee 0.7% of the UK's national income to overseas aid, Oxfam's Head of UK Policy and Campaigns Nick Bryer said: ...

Yemen is on the brink of humanitarian disaster with millions of lives at risk

More than half of Yemen's population needs aid and a humanitarian crisis of extreme proportions is at risk of unfolding in the country if instability continues, Oxfam warns today. ...

Oxfam delighted as aid Bill passes

In response to the news that MPs have approved to commit in legislation 0.7% of the UK's national income to overseas aid, Oxfam GB's Chief Executive Mark Goldring said: "We...

Oxfam's response to the London Conference on Afghanistan

Before the London Conference on Afghanistan on the 4 December, Mark Goldring, Oxfam GB's Chief Executive, said: ...

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...

Oxfam is tripling its aid in Ebola hit countries as the disease spirals out of control

International agency Oxfam is planning to triple its Ebola prevention programme in Sierra Leone and needs at least £10 million to help 2.5 million people at risk of catching the disease, it said...

Oxfam reaction to Aid Bill vote

Responding to the House of Commons' vote granting a second reading to the  International Development (Official Development Assistance Target) Bill, Ben Phillips, Oxfam Campaigns...

Oxfam gears up its aid effort to help people affected by fighting in Iraq

Over 1.2 million people have been displaced as a result of fighting in Central and Northern Iraq and an estimated 1.5 million people are now in need of humanitarian assistance. Many have fled their...

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