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An inflatable raft carrying refugees and migrants lands on a beach in Lesvos

UK turning a blind eye to suffering on its doorstep by failing to protect vulnerable refugees and migrants – aid agencies

The UK is failing in its responsibility to protect some of the world's most vulnerable people who have been displaced by conflict, violence, persecution and poverty, a group of 13 aid and refugee...

Reaction to Credit Suisse Global Wealth Report

Responding to Credit Suisse's findings that the richest one per cent now own as much as the rest of the world put together, Mark Goldring, Oxfam GB Chief Executive, said: "This...

Lack of fuel could soon cause more deaths than ongoing violence in Yemen

Lack of fuel in Yemen caused by the continuing conflict and restrictions of imports could ultimately be responsible for even more deaths than the fighting in the country, Oxfam warned today. ...

Oxfam responds to announced changes to the Charities Bill

In response to the government's announcement to changes in the Charities Bill Mark Goldring, Oxfam chief executive said: 'Oxfam welcomes these changes and will work with regulators to rid...

Oxfam responds to Daily Mail story

Tim Hunter, Oxfam's Director of Fundraising, said: "Oxfam supports more than 11 million people worldwide thanks to the help of the British public - we only contact those people who have...

Oxfam responds to Mail on Sunday story

Tim Hunter, Oxfam's Director of Fundraising, said: "Our supporters' generosity is the life-blood of our organisation and we thank the Mail on Sunday for bringing these allegations to...

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 Budget response: Budget has not gone far enough to close the huge gap between the richest and the rest

In response to the Chancellor's comments during his Budget speech, that income inequality is at its lowest level in the UK for over 20 years, Katy Wright, Oxfam's Head of UK Policy, made...

The Asian Awards elects charity partner Oxfam for its 4th annual event

The internationally acclaimed Asian Awards has elected Oxfam as charity partner for its 4th annual event on 4 April 2014 at the Grosvenor House Hotel, London.  ...

Northern Mali: food and fuel in short supply as stocks looted and traders fail to return

In areas of northern Mali the price of food and fuel is rocketing as supplies start to dry up after looting following recent military operations, and with traders who have fled the area failing to...

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