Syrian refugee crisis worsens as more flee conflict and winter brings misery

Oxfam launches £12m emergency appeal - UN appeal only three per cent funded The Syria refugee crisis is accelerating with a dramatic increase in the numbers of people flowing across borders,...

Families in northern Mali fear running out of food supply

Latest estimates indicate that household food stocks in and around Gao will only last few weeks Most markets and shops are closed, food supplies severely disrupted and stocks low ...

Barbara Stocking welcomes David Cameron's pledge to tackle tax avoidance

Responding to David Cameron's speech at Davos, Barbara Stocking, Oxfam Chief Executive, said: "I am delighted the Prime Minister made such a strong moral case against tax avoidance in both...

100 Major Charities Launch Joint Campaign to Tackle Hunger Trap

Hunger and malnutrition in childhood will trap almost a billion young people in poverty by 2025, according to a major new campaign, launched today by Britain's leading development charities and...

Oxfam calls for the European FTT to be a Robin Hood tax

Reacting to the vote of the European Finance Ministers in favour of the 'enhanced cooperation procedure' for a financial transaction tax in eleven European countries, Nicolas Mombrial, Oxfam's...

Situation for Malian refugees set to worsen as fighting escalates

Oxfam publishes report on situation of refugees as thousands more flee their homes: aid effort will not cope with increasing numbers without changed approach The aid effort to help over...

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Working on global hunger with the Board of Deputies of British Jews

We are pleased to be working with the  Board of Deputies of British Jews and other organisations  on the issue of global hunger. We look forward to working together to forge a new alliance...

Income of richest 100 people enough to end poverty four times over - Oxfam

An explosion in extreme wealth is exacerbating inequality and hindering the world's ability to tackle poverty, Oxfam warned today in a briefing published ahead of the World Economic Forum in...

Oxfam statement on joint initiative with the Board of Deputies of British Jews

Oxfam is very positive about the prospect of working in partnership with the Board of Deputies of British Jews on the issue of global hunger and the need to address a crisis that has its roots in...

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...

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