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1 million South Sudanese refugees in Uganda - Oxfam reaction

Commenting on today's announcement that one million South Sudanese refugees have fled to Uganda, Lydia Zigomo, Oxfam's Regional Director of the Horn, East and Central Africa, said: ...

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. ...

Reaction to announcement of more than 500,000 cholera cases in Yemen

In reaction to the announcement that more than 500,000 people are suspected of contracting cholera in Yemen Katy Wright, Head of Advocacy, Oxfam said: ...

Reaction: Multinationals like Amazon exploit flaws in tax laws to avoid paying fair share

Amazon is today reported to have halved its UK corporation tax bill despite revenue increasing. Commenting on reports about Amazon's tax practices Oxfam's head of inequality, Ana Arendar,...

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: ...

Sainsbury's risks Fairtrade's lifeline for world's poorest tea producers

Immediate release - Photos available of 'human teabags' outside Sainsbury's AGM ...

Rainy season brings risk of disease to West Africa Crisis

Nigeria, Niger and Chad face the increased risk of disease with the start of the rainy season, compounding the crisis which has left over 10 million people in the region in need of humanitarian aid. ...

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 party manifestos on UK inequality

Commenting on the party manifestos, Sally Copley, Oxfam Head of UK Campaigns and Policy, said: ...

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: ...

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