Tens of thousands at risk of cholera in Haiti after Tropical Storm Isaac

International aid agency Oxfam is warning that tens of thousands of people are at risk of cholera in the aftermath of tropical storm Isaac, which battered the Caribbean Island yesterday. ...

Haiti dodges eye of storm but camp dwellers still at risk from flooding and cholera

Thousands of people living in refugee camps in Haiti remain at risk from flooding and disease, according to international aid agency Oxfam, despite the Caribbean island appearing to have avoided...

Oxfam gears up its aid effort to escalating cholera crisis in Sierra Leone

International agency Oxfam will be flying out eight tonnes of water purification aid to Sierra Leone as it boosts its response to the cholera outbreak which is spreading across the country. The £61,000...

Oxfam prepares for possible impact of Tropical Storm Isaac - due to hit Haiti on Friday

Oxfam teams in Haiti are working to prepare communities to help avoid damage from Tropical Storm Isaac, which is expected to hit the country today (Friday 24 August), and are also preparing contingency...

Oxfam calls for a rapid scale-up of aid effort to tackle Sierra Leone's escalating cholera outbreak

Sierra Leone is in the grip of one of the worst cholera outbreaks in its history with death rates almost double emergency thresholds and the number of people affected likely to increase significantly...

Oxfam reaction to Glencore Director saying the US drought is good for business

Jodie Thorpe, spokesperson for Oxfam's Food Justice GROW Campaign said: "Unguarded comments from one of Glencore's top brass give us a rare glimpse into the little-known...

Oxfam was proud to be an official partner of the London 02 Asian Mela

Oxfam is proud to have been an official partner of the London O2 Mela on 19 August 2012. Thousands of people celebrated Asian culture in Gunnersby Park, West London. Amidst the music, dance and family...

Novartis launch renewed attack on India's right to produce affordable medicines

Pharmaceutical giant Novartis is back in court this week, in a renewed attempt to block India's right to produce affordable 'generic' versions of the company's branded medicines....

Oxfam celebrates 70 years in Oxford with free, fun-packed open house event for all the family

Oxfam is celebrating its 70th anniversary - and 70 years of being based in Oxford - with a free Open House event on Saturday 8th September, from 10am to 5pm. Oxfam Open House is an opportunity...

Charities call for end to global hunger as greatest Olympic legacy

Britain's leading aid and development charities have welcomed the progress made at Prime Minister David Cameron's Olympics Hunger Event, and urged world leaders to keep the global food crisis...

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