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Media advisory: Afghanistan landslides

In the wake of devastating landslides that have destroyed at least 300 homes, displaced more than 1,000 families and cost many lives in Afghanistan's Badakhshan province, Oxfam and local partners...

Cyclone leaves destruction and homelessness in India but many lives saved by quick action

Oxfam India will provide water, sanitation and shelter to 6,000 people affected by Cyclone Phailin. The storm, one of the country's biggest natural disasters in years, left India on Sunday leaving...

Oxfam reaction to 22 children dead from poison school meal in India

Oxfam India demands a full investigation and improvements to the government's free school meal scheme following Tuesday's deaths of 22 children by food poisoning.  ...

Oxfam response to today's Spending Review

In response to today's Comprehensive Spending Review Ben Phillips, Oxfam's Director of Campaigns, said: "The Chancellor's decision to put a cap on overall social...

Oxfam reaction to the Savar building collapse in Dhaka, Bangladesh

Oxfam country director in Bangladesh, Gareth Price-Jones said: "The Savar tragedy is a reminder of the hidden cost of cheap clothes. Controversy surrounding the garment industry is well-documented...

Oxfam calls on civilians to be protected and humanitarian needs met as Mali conflict escalates

International aid agency Oxfam is extremely concerned that the recent intensification of fighting in Mali, which includes the intervention of French military, could worsen restrictions on humanitarian...

Oxfam and partners begin Philippines emergency response

Oxfam and its humanitarian partners in the Philippines, the Humanitarian Response Consortium, have begun an emergency response targeting communities hardest-hit by Typhoon Bopha on the southern island...

Typhoon Bopha moves west of the Philippines - impact less severe than expected

Despite being tagged as a super typhoon, the damages and destruction caused by typhoon Bopha was not as severe compared to last year's tropical storm Washi which affected similar areas,...

Oxfam responds to Chancellor's Autumn Statement

Responding to the Chancellor's Autumn Statement, Chris Johnes, Oxfam's Director of UK poverty, said: "Despite the Chancellor's tough rhetoric on tax avoiders, it is...

People in eastern Congo forced to fund the war that destroys their lives, says Oxfam

Communities in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo are being preyed on mercilessly by rebel groups and local militias, as well as their own government's troops and officials, in a vicious...

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