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...

Fragile progress in Haiti three years on, but more needs to be done

Three years after the devastating earthquake that hit Haiti in January 2010, hundreds of thousands of people are still living under tents and tarpaulins and the country and its people continue to...

Lauren Laverne, Cherry Healey and celebrity friends Get Together for Oxfam’s work with women around the world

Tuesday 8th January - Lauren Laverne and Cherry Healey were joined by celebrity friends including Gizzi Erskine, Grace Dent, Sharon Horgan and Grace Woodward for a girls' night out to launch...

Oxfam names Mencap’s Mark Goldring as new chief executive

Mark Goldring has been announced as the new chief executive of Oxfam GB, one of the most high profile roles in international development.    Goldring will be leading an internationally...

Show Africa’s potential not just its problems, says Oxfam

Charity strikes optimistic tone with bold new advertising approach for festive season Campaign to re-engage UK public with fight to stop 230m going hungry in sub Saharan Africa ...

Aid agencies call for measures to mitigate harm to civilians in any military response in Mali

A military offensive in northern Mali could have serious humanitarian consequences and requires serious safeguards to be put in place warned a coalition of 10 aid agencies today. As the United Nations...

Millions left at the mercy of militias and armed forces across eastern Congo, Oxfam warns

Agency warns of risk of war on top of the daily violence and abuse people already face ...

Christmas trading could be a slow burner for charity shops, says Oxfam

Despite a slow start, new research from Oxfam says that the number of people considering buying their Christmas gifts from a charity shop is up by over a third compared to those that did last year. ...

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...

Survey shows vast majority of Haitian quake survivors living in camps are unable to leave

Oxfam calls for urgent action to prevent eviction of thousands from camps ...

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