Oxfam announces reshape of operations

Development agency Oxfam has today announced that it is reshaping its UK-based operations to reflect a shift in the organisation's priorities. The charity is to focus more of its resources in...

Oxfam dispatches aid experts to earthquake hit parts of the Philippines

Oxfam dispatches aid experts to earthquake hit parts of the Philippines Manila, Philippines, 18 October 2013 - Oxfam has dispatched a team of six experts on the ground to assess...

Oxfam in action helping survivors in Cyclone affected Odisha

Oxfam has kicked off its relief response programme in the cyclone and flood affected districts of Odisha. In the last two days,13,050 people have been provided with cooked food through community...

Serious public health risks in aftermath of Philippine earthquake

International humanitarian organisation Oxfam says that there are serious public health concerns that need to be immediately addressed.  Sagbayan Municipality, and neighbouring areas that were...

EU Ministers fail to break deadlock on climate finance

Today, European Finance Ministers agreed their common position for the United Nations climate change talks next month in Warsaw, Poland. In reaction to today's decision, Lies Craeynest, Oxfam's...

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 passage of Cyclone Phailin

The cyclone Phailin which has struck two states in Eastern India has weakened, but Oxfam says that the next few hours remain crucial for tens of thousands of Indians stuck in the middle of one of...

Oxfam's response to the latest garment factory fire in Dhaka

Oxfam's Ethical Trading Manager, Rachel Wilshaw said: "This latest tragedy at Aswad Composite Mills underlines the urgent need to change the way these factories are built and ensure that...

In sickness and in wealth: why insurance schemes are bad for poor nations’ health

More progressive funding could double poor countries' health budgets A new report, published today by Oxfam, is warning that health insurance schemes - being promoted by some donor agencies...

Oxfam's response to Telegraph article about Syria donations

Reacting to the Daily Telegraph's story "Charity Millions Going to Syrian Terror Groups", Oxfam's Humanitarian Director Jane Cocking said: "The Telegraph's claim...

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