Oxfam joins civil society walk out from climate change talks in Warsaw

Explaining Oxfam's decision to join civil society movements and trade unions in walking out of the UN climate change talks today, Winnie Byanyima, Executive Director of Oxfam International said: ...

Debt levels spiralling out of control as refugees from Syria slip further into poverty, says report

Survey of refugees tells of children missing education and adults fearing they may never work again - or be able to pay back money they owe A new survey of more than 1500...

Time running out to help rice farmers in areas of the Philippines devastated by typhoon Haiyan

Millions of people in the Philippines will go hungry in the coming months if rice farmers don't receive urgent assistance after typhoon Haiyan wiped out a third of the countries rice growing...

Oxfam response to UK announcement at the UN climate talks to end support for public funding of coal power plants

In response to the UK's announcement today at the UN Climate Change talks in Warsaw on ending support for publically funding coal power plants Hannah Stoddart, Oxfam's Head of Economic Justice,...

Climate Finance Ministerial at COP19 - Oxfam Comment

Climate Finance Ministerial - Oxfam Comment Rich countries' obsession with private finance means millions of poor and vulnerable people could be left to face increasingly...

Typhoon Haiyan must be a wake-up call at UN climate talks if we are to save lives in the future, warn aid agencies

Members of the Disaster Emergencies Committee (DEC) are warning governments meeting at the UN climate talks in Warsaw that the devastating super typhoon that struck the Philippines is a glimpse of...

Oxfam welcomes progress to protect girls and women in emergencies

Speaking from the Protecting Girls and Women in Emergencies event co-hosted by the UK Government today, Mark Goldring, Oxfam Chief Executive, said: "We're delighted the UK Government has...

Oxfam race against time to reach communities devastated by Typhoon Haiyan

Oxfam: race against time to reach communities devastated by Typhoon Haiyan Oxfam is gearing up its aid efforts after one of the worst natural disasters to hit the Philippines in years....

Poor countries left 'in the dark' about climate change funds says Oxfam

Poor countries are being left with little idea about what money is available to help them cope with climate change because of murky accounting and a lack of transparency by rich countries, according...

Oxfam aid team witnesses scene of utter destruction in northern most tip of Cebu, Philippines

Oxfam aid team witnesses scene of utter destruction in northernmost tip of Cebu, Philippines Immediate needs are water, food, medicines and shelter An Oxfam team of aid...

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