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Eurozone breakup could cost poorest countries $30bn

G20 must not allow Euro crisis to derail development efforts - Oxfam ...

Oxfam Media Brief - G20 must live up to its pledges for fairer and stronger growth

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Oxfam warns sanctions could be tipping point as people in Mali face triple food, security and political crisis

International agency Oxfam today warned that sanctions imposed on Mali could have devastating consequences on 3.5m people already at risk of hunger, if humanitarian needs are not safeguarded. The...

Conflict in Mali disrupts fragile food markets and threatens to escalate food crisis in West Africa

Growing insecurity in Mali and northern Nigeria is disrupting the supply of food to communities suffering from a major food crisis affecting 13 million people in West Africa, said international aid...

Oxfam response to Lords report on aid: reneging on promises would hurt millions

Responding to a report by the House of Lords Economic Affairs Committee questioning the Government's aid target, Max Lawson, Oxfam Head of Policy, said: "Reneging on our aid promises...

Hunger in Yemen escalates - Oxfam calls for urgent action

Yemen is at the crossroads of humanitarian catastrophe international aid agency Oxfam said today in reaction to new figures from the World Food Programme, which showed a radical increase in the number...

Oxfam welcomes call for action on the Sahel Food Crisis

Oxfam today welcomed UN agencies, the European Union and USAID's joint call for action to meet the humanitarian needs of over 11 million people in the Sahel, as well longer-term interventions...

Thousands of lives and millions of pounds lost due to late response to food crisis in East Africa

Lessons learnt can help prevent future disasters and save lives Thousands of needless deaths occurred and millions of extra pounds were spent because the international community failed...

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