A hotter world is a hungrier world warns Oxfam ahead of IPCC report

Climate change will leave families caught in a vicious spiral of falling incomes, rising food prices, and declining quality of food, leading to a devastating impact on the health of millions, Oxfam...

Top donor countries failing ordinary Syrians affected by the conflict

New analysis shows France, Qatar, Russia are all giving less than half of their fair share Research carried out by international aid agency Oxfam reveals that many donor countries are failing...

Oxfam: David Attenborough is wrong on famines and aid

Responding to comments from David Attenborough about aid, Hannah Stoddart, Oxfam senior policy adviser, said: "We can't look the other way while men, women and children starve in a famine;...

Heathrow announces charity partnership with Oxfam

The UK's hub commits £1.6m over the next three years Heathrow, the UK's hub airport, and Oxfam, one of the world's leading organisations working to overcome...

Investors push food industry giants for urgent action on transparency

New rankings show food companies slowly improving policies Today 31 major investment funds, representing nearly 1.5 trillion dollars of assets under management, called on...

Oxfam response to Justine Greening announcing new aid package to Somalia

In response to Justine Greening announcing £50m in aid to Somalia, Oxfam's Head of Policy, Max Lawson, said: "While we welcome the UK government's support to Somalia, there is...

Oxfam response to the Delhi rape case sentencing

In response to the Delhi rape case sentencing today Oxfam India CEO, Nisha Agrawal, said:  "The sentencing today of those convicted of the Delhi rape case has once again brought...

Europe could have up to 25 million ‘new poor’ by 2025 if austerity drags on

Austerity policies are massively increasing poverty and inequality in the UK and across Europe - damage that will take two decades or more to reverse, according to a new report by Oxfam.  ...

Oxfam reaction: MEPs' biofuel compromise is not enough to tackle hunger in poor countries

Today the European Parliament voted to cap the share of biofuels made from food crops at 6 per cent of the EU's energy demand in transport by 2020 In reaction, Tracy Carty, Oxfam...

Afghan women at risk while police force remains 99 per cent male, says Oxfam

More women are urgently needed in the Afghan police force in order to reduce violence against women and ensure the safety of all Afghans, according to a report published today by international aid...

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